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Kingmakers: A Novel of Political Ambition and Corruption

Knaggs, John R.

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ISBN 10: 1556222459 / ISBN 13: 9781556222450
Published by Wordware Publishing, Plano, Texas, 1992
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A work of fiction but based on the realities of the time which the author observed as a resident of South Texas. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper with inscription: "To Frank and Judy Bomar, with best regards to two good friends on the GOP side. -- John Knaggs, Austin, Texas, March, 1992." Full-color pictorial boards, vi, 295 pp. Light wear, clean text, tight binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 021232

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Title: Kingmakers: A Novel of Political Ambition ...

Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Plano, Texas

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Printing.

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This digital document is an article from The Historian, published by Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, Inc. on September 22, 2010. The length of the article is 731 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.

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Title: Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East.(Book review)
Author: John J. Curry
Publication: The Historian (Magazine/Journal)
Date: September 22, 2010
Publisher: Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, Inc.
Volume: 72 Issue: 3 Page: 631(2)

Article Type: Book review

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Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East. By Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac. (New York, N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., 2008. Pp. 507. $27.95.)

This work by the husband-and-wife journalist team of Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac follows up on their earlier study of Western intervention in the region of Central Asia, Tournament of Shadows [1999]. Built around the biographies of key individuals who helped to shape (or more frequently, misshape) the region's political and economic future, they outline a number of key moments in modern Middle Eastern history from the closing decades of the nineteenth century up to the present. In seeking to "recover, critically but empathetically, the mentality that...

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