Days that shook the world: the invasion of Kuwait (Hardcover)


History normally takes place over long periods of time, but can also occur in a single day. This high-drama series examines those momentous days in the last century when great and terrible things transpired within 24 hours, which would leave an impact on the history of the world forever.;On 2 August 1990, at the instruction of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi tanks crossed the border to invade Kuwait. This title examines the lead up to this event by looking back at the history of this troubled region. It then retells the events of the day of the invasion and the shocked response of the world - which led to the Gulf War of 1991. Finally it looks at the legacy this invasion had both for Iraq and for the world as a whole, climaxing with the second Gulf War at the start of 2003.;Moment-in-time panels which present first-hand accounts of the events are designed to bring a sense of immediacy to the history being recounted.

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History normally takes place over long periods of time, but can also occur in a single day. This high-drama series examines those momentous days in the last century when great and terrible things transpired within 24 hours, which would leave an impact on the history of the world forever.;On 2 August 1990, at the instruction of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi tanks crossed the border to invade Kuwait. This title examines the lead up to this event by looking back at the history of this troubled region. It then retells the events of the day of the invasion and the shocked response of the world - which led to the Gulf War of 1991. Finally it looks at the legacy this invasion had both for Iraq and for the world as a whole, climaxing with the second Gulf War at the start of 2003.;Moment-in-time panels which present first-hand accounts of the events are designed to bring a sense of immediacy to the history being recounted.

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Imprint

Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Series

Days that shook the world

Release date

November 2003

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Dimensions

270 x 220mm (L x W)

Format

Hardcover

Pages

48

ISBN-13

978-0-7502-4413-8

Barcode

9780750244138

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LSN

0-7502-4413-5

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