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Burning country : Syrians in revolution and war

Author: Robin Yassin-Kassab; Leila Al-Shami
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vivid and groundbreaking look at a modern-day political and humanitarian nightmare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yassin-Kassab, Robin.
Burning country.
London : Pluto Press, 2016
(OCoLC)918925501
Named Person: Bashar Assad; Bashar Assad
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Yassin-Kassab; Leila Al-Shami
ISBN: 9781783718009 1783718005
OCLC Number: 960029199
Notes: UC Merced Library notes:
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ebrary Academic Complete
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 262 pages) : maps
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of Abbreviations --
Acknowledgements --
Preface --
Maps --
1. Revolution from Above --
2. Bashaar's First Decade --
3. Revolution from Below --
4. The Grassroots --
5. Militarisation and Liberation --
6. Scorched Earth: The Rise of the Islamisms --
7. Dispossession and Exile --
8. Culture Revolutionised --
9. The Failure of the Elites --
10. The Start of Solidarity --
Epilogue: October 2015 --
Further Reading --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila al-Shami.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn960029199

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