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Great documents of western civilisation

Milton VIORST

Great documents of western civilisation

by Milton VIORST

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Published by Chilton Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMilton Viorst.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,388p.
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19866703M

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Russell’s wit often runs away with. The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by the seasoned author and journalist, Robert Fisk is a compilation of his over 30 years of on-field experiences in the various war zones around the Mediterranean and Middle East.

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[Fisk’s] extraordinarily readable book depicts a vast historical landscape For all his erudition and his passion for the subject, Fisk is primarily a journalist, andFile Size: 7MB. The code devised by the great Sumerian ruler.

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