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The Colonial Present

Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq

by Derek Gregory

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Human Geography,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
  • Relations,
  • Imperialism,
  • Social Science,
  • Science,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_FOREIGN RELATIONS_MIDDLE EAST,
  • MIDDLE EAST_RELATIONS_GREAT BRITAIN,
  • MIDDLE EAST_RELATIONS_UNITED STATES,
  • POSTCOLONIALISM,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • UNITED STATES_RELATIONS_MIDDLE EAST,
  • Great Britain,
  • Iraq War, 2003,
  • Middle East

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8750097M
    ISBN 101577180909
    ISBN 109781577180906

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