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Invasion Kuwait : an Englishwoman's tale

Author: Jehan S Rajab
Publisher: London ; New York : Radcliffe Press ; New York : In the United States and Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One enduring aspect of this story is the fierce desire to preserve normality against the odds - shown in the efforts to save the Tareq Rajab Museum from destruction - and to start life again as soon as possible. Ultimately, this is a tale of courage and resilience in the face of great adversity.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Kuwaiti
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Jehan S Rajab; Jehan S Rajab
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jehan S Rajab
ISBN: 1860640699 9781860640698
OCLC Number: 36548507
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. Invasion, August 1990: the scorpion strikes Kuwaiti women demonstrate looting, pillage, rape and resistance, into hiding or be a hostage --
Part 2. Seige, September 1990 to January 1991: rooftop protests at midnight terror tactics and otrageous orders house to house searches and fire bombing living under the yoke of oppression --
Part 3. Liberation, 17 January to 26 February 1991: liberation freedom.
Responsibility: Jehan S. Rajab.
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In the form of a journal, this book tells the story of the author's experiences in Kuwait during the Iraqi invasion. Jehan Rajab chronicles her fight to preserve normality in the face of persecution  Read more...

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