Keith Kyle, 15 August 1991
Show More The Iraqi Revolution of 1958: The Old Social Classes Revisited edited by Robert Fernea and William Roger Louis.
Tauris, 232 pp., £35, May 1991, 1 85043 318 6Show More
Instant Empire: Saddam Hussein’s Ambition for Iraq by Simon Henderson.
Mercury House, 271 pp., £8.99, June 1991, 1 56279 007 2Show More
Saddam Hussein: A Political Biography by Efraim Karsh and Inari Rautsi.
Brassey, 307 pp., £17.95, April 1991, 0 08 041326 9Show More
The Gulf Between Us: The Gulf War and Beyond edited by Victoria Brittain.
Virago, 186 pp., £5.99, June 1991, 1 85381 386 9Show More
Under Siege in Kuwait: A Survivor’s Story by Jadranka Porter.
Gollancz, 250 pp., £4.99, July 1991, 9780575051850Show More
“... Instant Empire by Simon Henderson of the Financial Times and in Saddam Hussein by Efraim Karsh and Inari Rautsi, an Israeli and a Finnish academic. Both books honestly admit difficulties over sources and make efforts to overcome them; and both can be recommended for the interim purposes for which they are intended. Both usually remember to put in the ...”