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The Resource The world's most dangerous place : [inside the outlaw state of Somalia], James Fergusson

The world's most dangerous place : [inside the outlaw state of Somalia], James Fergusson

Label
The world's most dangerous place : [inside the outlaw state of Somalia]
Title
The world's most dangerous place
Title remainder
[inside the outlaw state of Somalia]
Statement of responsibility
James Fergusson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an authoritative account of the Somali region, its history, and the story of the Islamic extremists operating there today cites the high human cost of the region's clan-based civil war while explaining how current activities are directly threatening world security
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fergusson, James
Dewey number
967.73053
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432.5.Q2
LC item number
F474 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Terrorism
  • Somalia
  • Somalia
Label
The world's most dangerous place : [inside the outlaw state of Somalia], James Fergusson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from spine
Bar code
  • 31223103419702
  • 31223110289676
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living on the line. An African Stalingrad : the war against al-Shabaab ; At the Bancroft Hotel : America's proxy war ; The field hospital : what bombs and bullets do to people ; Aden's story ; The failure of Somali politics ; What makes al-Shabaab tick? ; The famine -- Nomads' land. In the court of King Farole ; Galkacyo : Pirateville ; Hargeisa nights ; How to start a border war -- The diaspora. The Somali youth time-bomb ; The missing of Minneapolis ; 'Clanism is a disease like AIDS' ; Operation Linda Nchi : the end for al-Shabaab?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
405 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306821172
Lccn
2013933566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
808413563
Label
The world's most dangerous place : [inside the outlaw state of Somalia], James Fergusson
Publication
Note
Subtitle from spine
Bar code
  • 31223103419702
  • 31223110289676
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living on the line. An African Stalingrad : the war against al-Shabaab ; At the Bancroft Hotel : America's proxy war ; The field hospital : what bombs and bullets do to people ; Aden's story ; The failure of Somali politics ; What makes al-Shabaab tick? ; The famine -- Nomads' land. In the court of King Farole ; Galkacyo : Pirateville ; Hargeisa nights ; How to start a border war -- The diaspora. The Somali youth time-bomb ; The missing of Minneapolis ; 'Clanism is a disease like AIDS' ; Operation Linda Nchi : the end for al-Shabaab?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
405 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306821172
Lccn
2013933566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
808413563

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