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Black Wave : Saudi Arabia, Iran and the rivalry that unravelled the Middle East

Ghattas, Kim2020
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A timely and unprecedented examination of how the modern Middle East unravelled, and why it started with the pivotal year of 1979. 'What happened to us?' For decades, the question has haunted the Arab and Muslim world, heard across Iran and Syria, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, and in the author's home country of Lebanon."The bestselling author of The Secretary tells the gripping story of the real roots of the Sunni-Shia conflict in Middle East in the 1979 Iran Revolution that changed the region forever."
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Imprint:
London : Wildfire / Headline Publishing, 2020.
Collation:
xv, 377 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
PART I. REVOLUTION -- Cassette Revolution - Today Tehran, Tomorrow Jerusalem - Bleeding Heart - Darkness. PART II. COMPETITION -- I Killed the Pharaoh - No Dupatta - Kerbala in Beirut - Shia Kafir - Mecca is Mine - DeĢtente - Black Wave - Generation 9-11. Part III. WAR -- Cain and Abel - Fracture - Surrender - Counter-Revolution - Between ISIS and IRGC - Achilles' Heel - Murder on the Bosporus.
ISBN:
9781472271105
Dewey class:
955.053
Language:
English
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BRN:
364832
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult Non Fiction - History955.053 GHAOnloan - Due: 28 Jun 2024
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