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A brief history of Iraq

Author: Hala Mundhir Fattah; Frank Caso
Publisher: New York [New York] : Facts On File, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2009. ©2009 2019.
Series: Brief history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Covering 6,000 years of history--from the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations to the fall of Saddam Hussein and the current war in Iraq. A Brief History of Iraq is a comprehensive look at the changing landscape of this interesting country.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 318 pages : illustrations, maps
(DLC) 2008008451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hala Mundhir Fattah; Frank Caso
ISBN: 9781787852785 1787852784
OCLC Number: 1110552940
Description: 1 online resource (23 entries) : 52 images
Contents: List of illustrations --
List of maps --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Iraq, the first society (prehistory to 539 BCE) --
2.>From the Persian Empire to the Sassanians (539 BCE-651 CE) --
3. Iraq under the Umayyad dynasty (651-750) --
4. Abbasid and post-Abbasid dynasty (750-1258) --
5. Turkish tribal migrations and the early Ottoman state (1256-1638) --
6. Imperial administration, local rule, and Ottoman recentralization (1638-1914) --
7. British occupation and the Iraqi monarchy (1914-1958) --
8. Growth of the republican regimes and the emergence of Baathist Iraq (1958-1979) --
9. Rule of Saddam Hussein and the difficult legacy of the Mukhabarat state (1979-2003) --
10. War in Iraq (2003-2008) --
Postscript --
Appendixes: 1. Basic facts about Iraq; 2. Chronology; 3. Bibliography; 4. Suggested reading; Index.
Series Title: Brief history.
Responsibility: Hala Fattah ; with Frank Caso.

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Covering 6,000 years of history--from the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations to the fall of Saddam Hussein and the current war in Iraq. A Brief History of Iraq is a comprehensive look at the changing landscape of this interesting country.

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