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The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars : the United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts

Author: Spencer Tucker; Priscilla Mary Roberts
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The monumental, five-volume The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts is a must-have resource for anyone seeking to comprehend U.S. actions in this volatile region. Under the expert editorship of Spencer C. Tucker, the encyclopedia traces 20th- and 21st-century U.S. involvement in the Middle East and south-central Asia, concentrating on the last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Military history
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer Tucker; Priscilla Mary Roberts
ISBN: 9786612933998 6612933992 1851099484 9781851099481
OCLC Number: 1034955626
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (2268 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Volume I: A�D""; ""List of Entries""; ""List of Maps""; ""Preface""; ""General Maps""; ""Introduction""; ""Entries""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Volume II: E�L""; ""List of Entries""; ""List of Maps""; ""General Maps""; ""Entries""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M"" ""N""""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Volume III: M�S""; ""List of Entries""; ""List of Maps""; ""General Maps""; ""Entries""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Volume IV: T�Z""; ""List of Entries""; ""List of Maps""; ""General Maps""; ""Entries""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Military Ranks"" ""Military Medals, Decorations, and Awards""""Chronology""; ""Glossary""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""; ""Selected Bibliography""; ""List of Editors and Contributors""; ""Categorical Index""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Volume V: Documents""; ""List of Documents""; ""Documents""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C"" ""D""""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Responsibility: Spencer C. Tucker, editor ; Priscilla Mary Roberts, editor, documents volume ; foreword by Anthony C. Zinni.

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The monumental, five-volume The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts is a must-have resource for anyone seeking to comprehend U.S. actions in this volatile region. Under the expert editorship of Spencer C. Tucker, the encyclopedia traces 20th- and 21st-century U.S. involvement in the Middle East and south-central Asia, concentrating on the last three decades. Beginning with the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, it covers the 1979-1989 Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, the 1991 Persian Gulf War, allied punitive actions against Iraq dur.

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