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Quicksilver war : Syria, Iraq and the spiral of conflict

Author: William Harris
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A renowned historian of the Levant offers a panoramic account of the intertwined, borderless wars wracking Syria and Iraq. The book's most original feature is addressing the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts as a single conflict area.
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Harris, William.
Quicksilver war.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1002672926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Harris
ISBN: 9780190911317 019091131X
OCLC Number: 1027218461
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; Abbreviations; Timeline for crises and war in Syria and Iraq, 2011â#x80;#x93;2017; Note on transliteration; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The War Zone Takes Shape, 2011â#x80;#x93;2014; Syria as epicentre; Blaming structures: Imperialism and Baâ#x80;#x99;athism; Agency: Basharâ#x80;#x99;s show?; From protests to war in Syria, March 2011â#x80;#x93;March 2012; Syria decomposes, April 2012â#x80;#x93;September 2013; Syria and Iraq: towards a joint war zone, 2013â#x80;#x93;2014; 2. War in Syria and Iraq, 2014â#x80;#x93;2017; Countering ISIS; Lucky Assad? Flux across the Fertile CrescentShape-shifting war; 3. The Kurds at War, 2014â#x80;#x93;2017; Kurdish realities; The Kurds confront ISIS, 2014â#x80;#x93;2017; Kurdish paths; A throw of the dice; 4. Turkey and the War Zone; Turkeyâ#x80;#x99;s contracting horizons, 2011â#x80;#x93;2014; Turkey the bold, 2015â#x80;#x93;2016; Turkey in a new strategic landscape, 2017; Frustration?; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
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A renowned historian of the Levant offers a panoramic account of the intertwined, borderless wars wracking Syria and Iraq. The book's most original feature is addressing the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts as a single conflict area.

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