Civil War (History's Great Defeats)

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The Bulgaria capsized in the Turkish straits, killing 280. This Web page is of interest to students in HIST 492 (Capstone Seminar), HIST 115 (Islamic World to 1800), HIST 433 (Muhammad and the Origins of Islam), and HIST 434 (The Crusades in the Near East). So now, one year after the Arab Spring began ,we are faced with a region already ruled by, or about to be taken over, not by Liberal democrats who could share a nice cup of tea with Nick Clegg, but by obscurantist thugs who hate and loathe everything the West stands for.

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Publisher: Lucent; annotated edition edition (January 7, 2005)

ISBN: 1590184297

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