The Great War for Civilisation

The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Middle Eastern History
Paperback Published on: 02/10/2006
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Robert Fisk’s bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis.The history of the Middle East is an epic story of tragedy, betrayal and world-shaking events. It is a story that Robert Fisk has been reporting for over thirty years. His masterful narrative spans the most volatile regions of the Middle East, chronicling with both rage and compassion the death by deceit of tens of thousands of Muslims, Christians and Jews.Robert Fisk’s remarkable history is also the tale of a journalist at war – learning of the 9/11 attacks while aboard a passenger jet, reporting from a bombed-out Baghdad, interviewing Osama bin Laden – and of the courage and frustration of a life spent writing the first draft of history.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781841150086
  • Number of pages: 1392
  • Weight: 940g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 68 mm

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The Great War for Civilisation
Confusing title
I expected this to give me a 'history' of the Middle East, it is after all titled 'The Conquest ...' In fact it is just a very detailed description of Fisk... READ MORE
Noto TV
The Great War for Civilisation
A History of Tragedies
A tough book to get through, although rewarding and one that lives up to its' title. Fisk artisticly paints his own narrative of experiences in his travels... READ MORE
Andrew Shepherd