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Into the desert : reflections on the Gulf War

Author: Jeffrey A Engel; Ryan C Crocker
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Into the Desert', Jeffrey Engel has gathered an all-star cast of contributors to write about and reflect on the first Gulf War. Considering the Gulf War's broader historical ramifications, Engel and his contributors focus of four central themes: the war's origins, the war itself, and its immediate and long-term aftermaths.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Engel; Ryan C Crocker
ISBN: 9780190252588 0190252588 9780199796281 0199796289
OCLC Number: 904538329
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 206 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Forward / Ryan C. Crocker --
The Gulf War at the end of the Cold War, and beyond / Jeffrey A. Engel --
The Gulf War : its place in history / Richard N. Haass --
The international politics of the Gulf War / Lawrence Freedman --
[Title forthcoming] / Michael Gordon --
The Arab dimension of Saddam Hussein's calculations : what we have learned from Iraqi records / Shibley Telhami.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey A. Engel ; contributors, Ryan C. Crocker [and five others].

Abstract:

In 'Into the Desert', Jeffrey Engel has gathered an all-star cast of contributors to write about and reflect on the first Gulf War. Considering the Gulf War's broader historical ramifications, Engel and his contributors focus of four central themes: the war's origins, the war itself, and its immediate and long-term aftermaths.

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