The Resource Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here, edited by Beau Beausoleil & Deema K. Shahabi, (ebook)

Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here, edited by Beau Beausoleil & Deema K. Shahabi, (ebook)

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Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here
Title
Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here
Statement of responsibility
edited by Beau Beausoleil & Deema K. Shahabi
Title variation
Poets and writers respond to the March 5th 2007 bombing of Baghdad's Street of the Booksellers
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Language
eng
Summary
On March 5th, 2007, a car bomb was exploded on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdadthe historic center of Baghdad booksellingwounding more than 100 people and killing more than 30. This anthology begins with a historical introduction to al-Mutanabbi Street and includes the writing of Iraqis as well as a wide swath of international poets and writers who were outraged by this attack. Exploring the question Where does al-Mutanabbi Street start?, the book looks at both communities and nations, seeking to show the commonality between a small street in Baghdad and other individual cultural centers and explain why this attack was an attack on us all. Chapters examine al-Mutanabbi Street as a place for the free exchange of ideas, a place that has long offered its sanctuary to the complete spectrum of Iraqi voices, and a place where the roots of democracy took hold many hundreds of years ago
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Midwest
Dewey number
808.80358567470443
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1941-
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  • Beausoleil, Beau
  • Shehabi, Deema
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  • Bombings
  • English literature
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adult
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Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here, edited by Beau Beausoleil & Deema K. Shahabi, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781604867640
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11330319
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remote
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11330319
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MWT11330319
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here, edited by Beau Beausoleil & Deema K. Shahabi, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604867640
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330319
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11330319
System control number
MWT11330319
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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