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Saddam Hussein : a political biography

Author: Efraim Karsh; Inari Rautsi
Publisher: London ; Washington : Brassey's, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st UK edView all editions and formats
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This biography of Saddam Hussein avoids the tendency to demonize him. The authors debunk the perception of an irrational and unpredictable leader in pursuit of incoherent goals, and instead portray a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Saddam Hussein; Saddam Hussein; Saddam Hussein; Ṣaddām Ḥusain; Ṣaddām Ḥusain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Karsh; Inari Rautsi
ISBN: 0080413269 9780080413266
OCLC Number: 23383525
Description: v, 307 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The man and his world; the lean years; second among equals; the Algiers Agreement; the "strong man in Baghdad"; President; the house that Hussein built; "Qadisiyat Saddam"; the origins of the Gulf War; riding the storm (1980-88); Kuwait and beyond; perspectives.
Responsibility: Efraim Karsh and Inari Rautsi.

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