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Libyan sandstorm

by John K. Cooley

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • al-Qadhdhāfī, Mu"ammar.,
  • Libya -- Politics and government -- 1969-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn K. Cooley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT236
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,320p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18362399M
    ISBN 100283989440

    “Sandstorm is a passionate but measured account of why the battle for Libya happened, how it played out and what may be yet to come. By hanging the distressing but often inspiring stories of a group of Libyans around the central figure of the colonel, she gives a rounded and readable snapshot of extraordinary change in a closed country that few international journalists could /5(30). - A History of Modern Libya: Second Edition Dirk Vandewalle Frontmatter More information vi Contents 4 A Libyan sandstorm: from monarchy to republic, – 76 Libya’s young revolutionaries 78 Popular revolution, participation, and legitimacy 82 Charisma and rhetoric as mobilizational tools 85 oil and economic management

      Lindsey Hilsum talked about her book [Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution]. She was interviewed by Marda Dunsky and responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in.   In Sandstorm, she tells the full story of the events of the revolution within a rich context of Libya’s history of colonialism, monarchy and dictatorship, and explores what the future of Libya holds. Sandstorm follows the stories of six individuals, taking us inside Gaddafi’s Libya as events unfold, change accelerates, and those who had.

    John Kent Cooley (Novem – August 6, ) was an American journalist and author who specialized in islamist groups and the Middle in Athens, he worked as a radio and off-air television correspondent for ABC News and was a long-time contributing editor to the Christian Science Monitor.. Cooley was one of only a handful of Western journalists widely . Cooley, Libyan Sandstorm, –64; St. John, Libya and the United States, – For a discussion of Qaddafi's efforts to blend Islam and Arab nationalism into a ‘populist’ ideology, see Joffe, ‘Islamic Opposition in Libya’, –1; and M. K. Deeb and M. J. Deeb, Libya since the Revolution: Aspects of Social and Political.


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Sandstorm follows the stories of six individuals, taking us inside Gaddafi’s Libya as events unfold, change accelerates, and those who had never before dared to speak, tell their stories for the first time. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: 9.

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Cooley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results Libyan sandstorm book this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 3/5(1). In Sandstorm, she tells the full story of the events of the revolution within a rich context of Libya’s history of colonialism, monarchy Libyan sandstorm book dictatorship, and explores what the future of Libya holds/5(33).

In Sandstorm, she tells the full story of the events of the revolution within a rich context of Libya’s history of colonialism, monarchy and dictatorship, and explores what the future of Libya holds/5.

The book is well-structured, moving from the death of the Brother Leader to an account of the strange, massively contradictory and bombastic nature of the man – a man who could denounce the West and all its manifestations on the one hand and, at the height of his denunciations, fund a Hollywood style film about a Libyan hero, Omar Mukhtar, in.

Sandstorm is an impressive combination of vivid reporting and cool analysis from the veteran Channel 4 foreign correspondent. But what makes her book so useful is that she zooms out from the day. Sandstorm ↠´ Download by Lindsey Hilsum A very interesting book on the little know history of Libya and Gaddafi The author Free English Study, Speaking, Listening, Grammar Lessons ().

Sandstorm Libya in the Time of Revolution (The Penguin Press; pages; $) By Lindsey Hilsum Libya The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi By Alison Pargeter (Yale University Press; pages; $30)Of Author: Roger Owen.

Genre/Form: Nonfiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooley, John K., Libyan sandstorm. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©   3. Libyan Sandstorm: Complete Account of Qadhafi’s Revolution, by John Cooley(). Although now out of print, John Cooley’s account, written roughly a decade after the Libyan revolution.

The strength of Libyan Sandstorm lies in its documentation of Qadhafi's frenetic reign; its weakness lies in Mr. Cooley's unwillingness to draw conclusions and in his carelessness.

After 25 full pages about Libya as "Terror, Inc.," he concludes on this meek note: "On Muammar al-Qadhafi and his final place in the history of world terrorism and.

In Sandstorm, she tells the full story of the events of the revolution within a rich context of Libya’s history of colonialism, monarchy and dictatorship, and explores what the future of Libya Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooley, John K., Libyan sandstorm.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson,© (OCoLC) A nearly incredible, fantastical tale of the rise and fall of the “mad dog” of Libya. By turns friend and foe of the West, champion and tormentor of his own people, over four decades, Muammar Gaddafi had plenty of help inside and out propagating one of the most arbitrarily brutal, oppressive regimes in the : Lindsey Hilsum.

Sandstorm by Lindsey Hilsum; Colonel Gaddafi's Hat by Alex Crawford – reviews Two accounts of Libya's revolution from experienced correspondents offer depth, drama and disgust at Gaddafi's cruel. Considering that "Sandstorm" is the first (to my knowledge) of many books that will provide an account on the Libyan Revolution, I expected a riveting read but was unfortunately letdown.

Part of my disappointment stems from the lack of analysis that is provided in the book.4/5(38). Praise “Sandstorm is a passionate but measured account of why the battle for Libya happened, how it played out and what may be yet to come. By hanging the distressing but often inspiring stories of a group of Libyans around the central figure of the colonel, she gives a rounded and readable snapshot of extraordinary change in a closed country that few international.

At the heart of her book, however, is a brilliant narrative of Libyan people overcoming fear and disillusionment and finding the strength to rebel. Hilsum follows five of them through the terror and tragedy.

This is the story of modern Libyan as it was lived, from the excesses of dictatorship to violent revolution.4/5(38). Hisham Matar's novel reflects the brutality of Gaddafi's Libya through the eyes of a young boy.

In Tripoli in the summer ofnine Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.OTHER BOOKS. In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin %%BUY_BOX(,1,Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution)%%. Now she is responsible for another first: her “Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution” is the first book to tell the story of the .