The Resource Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer, P.J. O'Rourke

Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer, P.J. O'Rourke

Label
Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer
Title
Give war a chance
Title remainder
eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer
Statement of responsibility
P.J. O'Rourke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A humorous examination of freedom, the sixties, Africa, drug testing, and an account of the Persian Gulf War
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Rourke, P. J
Index
no index present
LC call number
D849
LC item number
.O76 1992
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persian Gulf War
  • World politics
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Politique mondiale
  • Guerre du golfe Persique, 1991
  • Social conditions
  • World politics
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • United States
Label
Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer, P.J. O'Rourke
Link
https://archive.org/details/givewarchanceeye00orou_0
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Hunting the virtuous, and how to clean and skin them -- THE BIRTH, AND SOME OF THE AFTERBIRTH OF FREEDOM. The death of Communism; Berlin, Nov 1989 -- Springtime for Gorbachev, Moscow, 1988 -- The piece of Ireland that passeth all understanding, Ulster, May 1988 -- Democracy in its diapers, Paraguay, April 1989 -- Return of the death of communism, Nicaragua, Feb 1990 -- The saga continues, Kiev and Tibilisi, Sep 1991 -- SECOND THOUGHTS. A serious problem -- Second thoughts about the 1960s -- Fiddling while Africa starves -- The 2,000-year-old U.S. Middle East Policy expert -- Studying for our drug test -- An argument in favor of automobiles vs. pedestrians -- A CALL FOR NEW MCCARTHYISM. Notes toward a backlist for the 1990s -- Sex with Dr. Ruth -- The deep thoughts of Lee Iacocca -- The very deep thoughts of Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter -- Mordred had a point; Camelot revisited -- GIVE WAR A CHANCE. Dispatches from the Gulf War -- Jordan, Aug 1990 -- United Arab Emirates, Sep 1990 -- "Somewhere in Eastern Saudi Arabia" Jan 1991 -- Gulf diary, Jan 28 -- Feb 8, 1991 -- At the front, early Feb 1991 -- Gulf diary Feb 11-25, 1991 -- Riyadh and the desert, Late Feb 1991 -- Missile attack on Dhahran, Feb 25, 1991 -- Kuwait City, March 1991
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 233 pages
Isbn
9780871135209
Lccn
91039945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24846923
  • (OCoLC)ocm24846923
Label
Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer, P.J. O'Rourke
Link
https://archive.org/details/givewarchanceeye00orou_0
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Hunting the virtuous, and how to clean and skin them -- THE BIRTH, AND SOME OF THE AFTERBIRTH OF FREEDOM. The death of Communism; Berlin, Nov 1989 -- Springtime for Gorbachev, Moscow, 1988 -- The piece of Ireland that passeth all understanding, Ulster, May 1988 -- Democracy in its diapers, Paraguay, April 1989 -- Return of the death of communism, Nicaragua, Feb 1990 -- The saga continues, Kiev and Tibilisi, Sep 1991 -- SECOND THOUGHTS. A serious problem -- Second thoughts about the 1960s -- Fiddling while Africa starves -- The 2,000-year-old U.S. Middle East Policy expert -- Studying for our drug test -- An argument in favor of automobiles vs. pedestrians -- A CALL FOR NEW MCCARTHYISM. Notes toward a backlist for the 1990s -- Sex with Dr. Ruth -- The deep thoughts of Lee Iacocca -- The very deep thoughts of Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter -- Mordred had a point; Camelot revisited -- GIVE WAR A CHANCE. Dispatches from the Gulf War -- Jordan, Aug 1990 -- United Arab Emirates, Sep 1990 -- "Somewhere in Eastern Saudi Arabia" Jan 1991 -- Gulf diary, Jan 28 -- Feb 8, 1991 -- At the front, early Feb 1991 -- Gulf diary Feb 11-25, 1991 -- Riyadh and the desert, Late Feb 1991 -- Missile attack on Dhahran, Feb 25, 1991 -- Kuwait City, March 1991
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 233 pages
Isbn
9780871135209
Lccn
91039945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24846923
  • (OCoLC)ocm24846923

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