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Pity the nation : Lebanon at war

Author: Robert Fisk
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Account of the Lebanon conflict by an author who has personally witnessed the carnage of Beirut for over a decade. Gunmen, diplomats, collaborators, bomber pilots, guerrillas, feudal politicians,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisk, Robert, 1946-
Pity the nation.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991, ©1990
(OCoLC)647260089
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fisk
ISBN: 0192852353 9780192852359
OCLC Number: 22629775
Notes: Originally published:London: Deutsch, 1990.
Description: xix, 662 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Sepia pictures on a wall - Szymon Datner and the ash pits of Auschwitz; the keys of Palestine - the foundation of Israel and the Palestinian diaspora; the pied piper of Damascus - the rise and fall of the Lebanese state; the garden of earthly delights - Syrians, Palestinians and Israelis in Lebanon 1976-8; the gentlemen from Marjayoun - the United Nations as a prisoner of Lebanon; let them come! - the armies of Lebanon prepare for war 1980-2; no white flags - Israel invades Lebanon June 1982; the gravedigger's diary - the Israeli siege of Beirut, June-July 1982; surgical precision - the Israeli bombing of Beirut, July-August 1982; dawn at midnight - the PLO leaves and the Israelis enter west Beirut, August-September 1982; terrorists - the massacre of Palestinians at Sabra and Chatila camps, 16-18 September 1982; Pandora's box - under siege; the root - the return of the multinational force; Beirut addio - the humiliation of the West in Beirut; the retreat - the Israelis are forced out of southern Lebanon, 1983-5; wait for me - "Islamic Jihad" and the torment of Lebanon.
Responsibility: Robert Fisk.

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