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Best of enemies : a history of US and Middle East relations

Author: Jean-Pierre Filiu; David B
Publisher: London : SelfMadeHero, 2012.
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It was an American who first described the "Barbary" lands of the Mediterranean basin as "the Middle East"--A region by which America, ever since its own revolutionary foundation, has always measured its power. Acclaimed historian Jean-Pierre Filiu and award-winning artist David B. tell the story of the blockades, broadsides, and betrayals of this foreign affair - a wary co-dependency that, from the Epic of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Pierre Filiu; David B
ISBN: 9781906838454 1906838453 9781906838843 1906838844
OCLC Number: 775030483
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. 1783-1953 --
pt. 2. 1954-1990.
Other Titles: Meilleurs ennemis.
Responsibility: Jean-Pierre Filiu & David B.

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David B. and Filiu draw striking parallels between ancient and contemporary political history in this look at US-Middle East relations. The reader is transported to the pirate-choked Mediterranean  Read more...

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