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Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive Frontier with Iraq

David H. Finnie

Published by I.B. Tauris
ISBN 10: 1850435707 / ISBN 13: 9781850435709
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Title: Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive...

Publisher: I.B. Tauris

Binding: Hardcover

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1992. Hardcover. An account of how the frontier between Iraq and Kuwait - the key cause of the Gulf war - was decided. In the 19th century Britain became aware of Kuwait's strategic importance and used both diplomacy and gunboats to help its ruler ward off Ottoman territorial claims. Num Pages: 256 pages, notes, index. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 1FBXK; HBJF1; JFSL; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. . "Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-214) and index. Commissioning organisation: David H. Finnie. viii, 221 p. maps 24 cm. Publishers cloth. Fine clean copy with very slightly buffed dw edges." Keywords: "Subjects - Education & Languages - New & Used Textbooks - Arts & Humanities - Area Studies - Middle Eastern Studies,Subjects - History - General,Subjects - History - Countries & Regions - Asia - Middl". Not a first edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KEX0089291

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