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Martyred but not tamed : the politics of resistance in the Middle East

Author: Ram Narayan Kumar
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part historical chronicle, part socio-political treatise, Martyred but Not Tamed is devoted to the Middle East and focuses on the four most combustible countries at the heart of this supremely volatile area-Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. Based on a series of extensive interviews with local actors, it also draws on the author's extensive scholarship. Attentive throughout to the viewpoints of the victims, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ram Narayan Kumar
ISBN: 9788132109600 8132109600
OCLC Number: 808245102
Description: xxi, 331 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Imagining war: anticipations and outcomes --
The discovery of oil and the geography of imperial conquest --
The ordeals of Arab nationalism: a discussion in Damascus --
Refugees in resistance: memories and dreams from exile --
The Hizbullah model: militant tactics and political savvy.
Responsibility: Ram Narayan Kumar.

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The book is a useful addition to an already large volume of existing literature on west Asia and lucidly explains the nature of conflict in the region detached from western propaganda. -- U.S.I Read more...

 
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