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Violence, veils, and bloodlines : reporting from war zones

Author: Louis J Salome
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This memoir by an American journalist explores how entrenched notions of self, family, and tribalism dictate human behavior in our modern world. Salome's work as a foreign correspondent, reporting from such places as Belfast, Kabul, Bosnia, and Somalia, provided him with a unique perspective on the role nationalism and tribalism play in global conflicts. Includes personal photos and maps"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Louis J Salome; Louis J Salome
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis J Salome
ISBN: 9780786446599 0786446595
OCLC Number: 475664209
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Faces, faiths, tongues, and blood --
Across the river and into an Iraqi war --
Jerusalem's soured milk and honey --
Lebanon's cedars of mayhem --
Gender war unveiled in Afghanistan --
The bumpy tribal road from Moscow to Tel Aviv --
Riding the rails and crossing borders --
Crosses to bear in Belfast --
Somalia, land of the walking dead --
Desert anarchy, Algerian style --
Bosnian test: Who's your God? --
Soul-searching in Central Asia --
In Syria, my name is not my name.
Responsibility: Louis J. Salome.

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