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Syria : a recent history / John McHugo.

By: McHugo, John, 1951- [author.].
Publisher: London : Saqi Books, 2015Edition: Updated edition.Description: 298 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780863561603; 0863561608.Subject(s): Since 1900 | Politics and government | Syria -- History -- 20th century | Syria -- History -- 21st century | Syria -- Politics and government -- 1946-1971 | Syria -- Politics and government -- 1971-2000 | Syria -- Politics and government -- 2000- | SyriaGenre/Form: History.
Contents:
The land that once was known as Shaam -- French rule, 1920-1946 -- From independence to Hafez al-Assad, 1946-1970 -- Hafez al-Assad, 1970-2000 : foreign policy challenges -- Inside the syria of Hafez al-Assad, 1970-2000 -- Bashar al-Assad, 2000 : from succession to civil war -- Drawing the threads together.
Summary: An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation.
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Item type Current library Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Non-fiction Main Collection DS95.5.M34 2015 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5169337

"First published in 2014 by Saqi Books."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The land that once was known as Shaam -- French rule, 1920-1946 -- From independence to Hafez al-Assad, 1946-1970 -- Hafez al-Assad, 1970-2000 : foreign policy challenges -- Inside the syria of Hafez al-Assad, 1970-2000 -- Bashar al-Assad, 2000 : from succession to civil war -- Drawing the threads together.

An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation.

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