Iraq, the Gulf and the Arab World

Iraq, the Gulf and the Arab World : An Atlas

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A highly original approach and the only atlas of its kind on the Gulf...a work of considerable value. Thematic maps offer an overview on problems and issues and short texts, charts and other documents complete the analysis of each particular point. The atlas guides the reader through the history of the region, providing both background information and analysis of recent events culminating in the Gulf War of 1991. Its wide ranging coverage and historical perspective makes this reference book a work of lasting importance. Presse Libre are an organization of Paris-based journalists founded in 1989. They operate as a think-tank with a common pool of documents and contacts to provide a more profound approach to current affairs.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 110 maps, 40 charts
  • 0745306055
  • 9780745306056

Table of contents

Geographical and historical settings of the region; key issues - an analysis of the roles of Islam, Arabism and oil; the powder box - risks of explosion throughout the region; actors - the peoples and states involved; logic of war - on the development of the conflict; war on all fronts - based on essential documents to the war.show more