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Saddam's war of words : politics, religion, and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait / Jerry M. Long.

Author/Creator:
Long, Jerry M. (Jerry Mark), 1951-
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 272 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Persian Gulf War, 1991.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1979-1991.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-2003.
Arab nationalism -- Iraq -- History.
Islam and politics -- Iraq.
Contents:
Historical background and inter-Arab politics prior to the invasion of Kuwait
Historical background and inter-Arab politics after the invasion of Kuwait
Iraq, deep culture, and the employment of Islam before the invasion of Kuwait
Fi sabil Allah : Iraq and the employment of Islam in the invasion of Kuwait
Islam and the region at war
Reflections on jihad and the other Gulf war
Closing reflection : the view from the mountains.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-253) and index.
ISBN:
0292701608 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292702647 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
53186574