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Yasir Arafat : a political biography

Author: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of controversial Palestinian political leader Yasir Arafat, describing his early years in Egypt and his decades in the Palestinian Liberation Organization, assessing whether his work for his people has done them more harm than good.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Yasir Arafat; Yasir Arafat; Yāsir ʻArafāt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
ISBN: 0195166892 9780195166897
OCLC Number: 234149994
Description: xiv, 354 pages, [8] pages of plates : map, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: In the Bunker, 2002 --
1. A Most Unlikely Leader, 1929-1967 --
2. The Che Guevara of the Middle East, 1967-1971 --
3. The Teflon Terrorist, 1971-1975 --
4. Fouling His Own Nest, 1975-1983 --
5. Far Away from Home, 1984-1991 --
6. Hero of the Return, 1991-1995 --
7. There Is a Tide in the Affairs of Men, 1995-1999 --
8. The Moment of Truth, 2000 --
9. Being Yasir Arafat --
10. No End to the Struggle, 2001-2003.
Responsibility: Barry Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin.

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Chronicles the life of controversial Palestinian political leader Yasir Arafat, describing his early years in Egypt and his decades in the Palestinian Liberation Organization, assessing whether his work for his people has done them more harm than good.

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