skip to content
Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation

Author: A I Dawisha
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian divisions that have impeded the creation of a viable state and the molding of a unified Iraqi identity. Yet as Adeed Dawisha shows in this superb political history, the story of a fragile and socially fractured Iraq did not  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawisha, A.I.
Iraq.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008940035
(OCoLC)300401141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A I Dawisha
ISBN: 9781400829996 1400829992
OCLC Number: 440772603
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Consolidating the monarchical state, 1921-1936 --
Framing democracy with a certain indifference, 1921-1936 --
The uncertain nation, 1921-1936 --
Turbulence in governance, 1936-1958 --
Potholes in the democratic road, 1936-1958 --
Nationalism and the ethnosectarian divide, 1936-1958 --
The monarchy's political system, 1921-1958 --
The authoritarian republic, 1958-1968 --
The state rules without rules, 1968-2003 --
Politics in the new era, 2003- --
W(h)ither Iraq?
Responsibility: Adeed Dawisha.

Abstract:

Shows that the story of a fragile and socially fractured Iraq did not begin with the invasion - it is as old as Iraq itself. This book traces the history of the Iraqi state from its inception in 1921  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Anyone who thinks that Iraq has no history of democratic government needs to read this book immediately. Choice We are fortunate to have scholars, such as Adeed Dawisha, who continue to grapple with Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/440772603> # Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "440772603" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Place/princeton_n_j> ; # Princeton, N.J.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/history_middle_east_general> ; # HISTORY--Middle East--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/history_general> ; # HISTORY--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Place/iraq> ; # Iraq
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Event/since_1921> ; # Since 1921
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/politieke_ontwikkeling> ; # Politieke ontwikkeling
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205757> ; # Iraq.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Place/irak> ; # Irak.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/956.704/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/natievorming> ; # Natievorming
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/71434645> ; # A. I. Dawisha
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- Consolidating the monarchical state, 1921-1936 -- Framing democracy with a certain indifference, 1921-1936 -- The uncertain nation, 1921-1936 -- Turbulence in governance, 1936-1958 -- Potholes in the democratic road, 1936-1958 -- Nationalism and the ethnosectarian divide, 1936-1958 -- The monarchy's political system, 1921-1958 -- The authoritarian republic, 1958-1968 -- The state rules without rules, 1968-2003 -- Politics in the new era, 2003- -- W(h)ither Iraq?"@en ;
    schema:description "With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian divisions that have impeded the creation of a viable state and the molding of a unified Iraqi identity. Yet as Adeed Dawisha shows in this superb political history, the story of a fragile and socially fractured Iraq did not begin with the invasion--it is as old as Iraq itself. Dawisha traces the history of the Iraqi state from its inception in 1921 following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and up to."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/802155390> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/300401141> ;
    schema:name "Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation"@en ;
    schema:productID "440772603" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/440772603#PublicationEvent/princeton_n_j_princeton_university_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=286798> ;
    schema:url <http://kcl.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=457773> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=215890> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=215890&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t3wb> ;
    schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ottawa/detail.action?docID=457773> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/lib/utah/Top?id=10312641> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=457773> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=457773> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10312641> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400829996> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/440772603> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Place/princeton_n_j> # Princeton, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Princeton, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/history_general> # HISTORY--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/history_middle_east_general> # HISTORY--Middle East--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Middle East--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802155390#Topic/politieke_ontwikkeling> # Politieke ontwikkeling
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politieke ontwikkeling"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205757> # Iraq.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Iraq." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71434645> # A. I. Dawisha
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Dawisha" ;
    schema:givenName "A. I." ;
    schema:name "A. I. Dawisha" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400829996>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1400829992" ;
    schema:isbn "9781400829996" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/300401141>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Iraq." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/440772603> ; # Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.