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Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal by Zachary Karabell - First Edition - 2003 - from Denton Island Books (SKU: dscf8192)

Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal

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Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal

by Zachary Karabell

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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0375408835
ISBN 13
9780375408830
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Knopf, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Clean unmarked pages, rough cut edges; unclipped jacket with slight creasing to spine ends. Karabell writes with the authority and power of a gifted and fascinated Arabist . . . This entirely splendid book now stands to remind us of [de Lessep's] remarkable vision and all that he created in consequence. (Simon Winchester, New York Times) 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; ISBN/EAN: 9780375408830. Inventory No: dscf8192. . 9780375408830

Synopsis

Zachary Karabell was educated at Columbia, Oxford, where he received a degree in Modern Middle Eastern Studies, and Harvard, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1996. He has taught at Harvard, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Dartmouth. He is the author of several books, including The Last Campaign : How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election , which won the Chicago Tribune Heartland prize. His essays and reviews have appeared in various publications, such as the New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , Foreign Policy , and Newsweek . He lives in New York City.

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Bookseller
Denton Island Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
dscf8192
Title
Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal
Author
Zachary Karabell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine Condition
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0375408835
ISBN 13
9780375408830
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2003
Keywords
BZDB229 History; Parting the Desert The Creation of the Suez Canal

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