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McDowall, David 1945-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 422 publications in 8 languages and 6,860 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Nature stories  Guidebooks  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Animal fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: DS51.K7, 305.891
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Most widely held works by David McDowall
A modern history of the Kurds by David McDowall( Book )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this narrative, the first comprehensive account of recent Kurdish history, David McDowall traces the roots of Kurdish nationalism from the collapse of the Kurdish emirates in the nineteenth century and the consequent crisis in tribal politics, through the post-1918 peace settlement for which the Kurds were wholly unprepared, to the slow emergence of an educated non-tribal class during the middle years of this century. This new class faced two enemies. Externally, it
Palestine and Israel : the uprising and beyond by David McDowall( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kurds : a nation denied by David McDowall( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author traces the history of the Kurds of Iraq, Iran, Turkey and elsewhere, examining the structures of Kurdish society and the growth of Kurdish nationalism
The Palestinians : the road to nationhood by David McDowall( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new and wide-ranging book, David McDowall, author of the highly respected 1986 MRG report on the Palestinians, traces their story from the late nineteenth century to the present day. He describes their first fears before 1914 of the Zionist aim to build a Jewish state in Palestine; the fulfilment of their worst expectations in the wars of 1948 and 1967; the situation of the Palestinian minority within Israel; Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip; the Palestinian response and the Intifada; the 1991 Gulf War and the subsequent search for peace
Lebanon, a conflict of minorities by David McDowall( Book )

35 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics of notables: Lebanese political life 1943-75
The Palestinians by David McDowall( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1918 Christian and Muslim Arabs formed over 90 per cent of the population of Palestine. Fifty years later, those left were a powerless minority in their own land, while most were refugees outside Palestine. Since 1967, Israel has been an occupying force in Gaza and the West Bank, expropriating for example over 60 per cent of the West Bank's land area, dispossessing many Palestinians. While Israel's actions have been condemned in United Nations Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, Israel continues its actions largely unchecked. Within Israel, Palestinians are systematically discriminated against in almost, all areas of society. While condemning the Israel governent's policies, the Report also discusses the abuses of the newly-established Palestinian Authority. The Report provides information on the outlook for Palestinian society and examines why the peace process - once seen to offer a constructive way forward - is now in tatters. The Report offers a concise and accessible analysis of the background to this situation and cogently argues that the international community must act as a matter of urgency to enable a just settlement to be found - one that promotes and protects Palestinians' rights and enables Israel and the Palestinian Authority to work towards peaceful coexistence - based on respect for international law. (Adapted from Publisher's Abstract)
The Kurds by David McDowall( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Palestinians by David McDowall( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues behind the bitter conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, the historical developments leading to the division of Palestine and the formation of a Jewish nation, and the living conditions of Palestinians in Israel
Let's visit Algeria by David McDowall( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, history, people, industry, agriculture, education, and daily life of the second largest country in Africa
An illustrated history of Britain by David McDowall( Book )

75 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain in close-up by David McDowall( Book )

77 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of a range of aspects of contemporary Britain, including government and politics, society and culture, education and religion. In examining the changes which the nation is undergoing, it offers a vision of Britain's future in the 21st century. Exer
The Kurds by David McDowall( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of their contemporary situation in 4 countries - Turkey
The Spanish Armada by David McDowall( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish Armada was sent to help the Spanish army in the Netherlands cross the English Channel and invade England. The planners, defenders, combatants, victims, and survivors tell the story
Europe and the Arabs : discord or symbiosis by David McDowall( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hampstead Heath by Deborah Wolton( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbus project book by David McDowall( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the voyage of Columbus across the Atlantic and tells the story of what he and his crew discovered when they first stepped on American soil. Also looks at the effects of early exploration and settlement. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Richmond Park : the walker's historical guide by David McDowall( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrupted time series analysis by David McDowall( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes ARIMA or Box Tiao models, widely used in the analysis of interupted time series quasi-experiments, assuming no statistical background beyond simple correlation. The principles and concepts of ARIMA time series analyses are developed and applied where a discrete intervention has impacted a social system
The Christopher Columbus project book by David McDowall( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A modern history of the Kurds
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Palestine and Israel : the uprising and beyondThe Kurds : a nation deniedLebanon, a conflict of minoritiesBritain in close-upHampstead HeathRichmond Park : the walker's historical guideInterrupted time series analysis
Alternative Names
Buchanan McDowall, David 1945-

Mac Dowall David

Mac Dowall, David 1945-

Macdowall, David

MacDowall, David 1945-

MacDowall, David Buchanan 1945-

Mākdūwīl, Dāfīd

Mc Dowall David

Mc Dowall, David 1945-

Mc Dowall, David Buchanan 1945-

McDowall, David

McDowall, David Buchanan 1945-

McDowall, David (Historiador)

ديفيد ماكدول، 1945-

ماكدويل, دافيد

マクドワル, ダヴィッド

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