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The Iraq War : origins and consequences

Author: James DeFronzo
Publisher: Bolder, CO : Westview Press, ©2010.
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This volume explores the key historical, political, and social underpinnings of the United States' war in Iraq that began in 2003. The author explains the interrelated sociological and political forces that led to war, accounting for important aspects of the occupation, the development of the resistance, and the conflict's influence on other nations. Beyond a systematic study of the invasion, occupation, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James DeFronzo
ISBN: 9780813343914 0813343917
OCLC Number: 225874894
Description: xi, 323 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Culture and history of Iraq: ancient Mesopotamia to the British mandate --
From the British mandate to the 1958 revolution --
The Iraq revolution, post-monarchy political conflict and the establishment of the Baathist Regime --
Saddam Hussein, the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War --
The invasion of Kuwait and the 1991 Persian Gulf War --
The Iraq War: causes, invasion, and post-invasion policies --
Iraq in the context of previous US interventions and the Vietnam War --
Post-invasion Iraq: occupation and reaction; Government and economy; Insurgency --
Counterinsurgency and U.S.corporate presence --
Impacts of the Iraq War. Culture and history of Iraq : ancient Mesopotamia to the British mandate --
From the British mandate to the 1958 revolution --
The Iraq revolution and the establishment of the Baathist regime --
Saddam Hussein, the Iranian revolution, and the Iran-Iraq War --
The invasion of Kuwait and the 1991 Persian Gulf War --
The Iraq War : causes, invasion, and postinvasion policies --
Iraq in the context of previous US interventions and the Vietnam War --
Postinvasion Iraq : occupation and insurgency --
Counterinsurgency and US corporate presence --
Impacts of the Iraq War.
Responsibility: James DeFronzo.

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Provides a probing analysis of the Iraq war and its consequences from a social conflict perspective by exploring the key historical, political, and social underpinnings.  Read more...

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