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Dreaming of Baghdad

Author: Haifa Zangana
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Feminist Press edView all editions and formats
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Written by an Iraqi woman, this memoir addresses the experience of imprisonment and struggle against the Baath regime of Iraq, which lasted from 1968 to 2003. Zangana was a radical activist in Iraq in the 1970s, and she wrote of her experiences in hope that she would not betray the memories of the people with whom she worked or was imprisoned.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zangana, Haifa, 1950-
Dreaming of Baghdad.
New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, ©2009
(OCoLC)795335387
Named Person: Haifa Zangana; Haifa Zangana
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haifa Zangana
ISBN: 9781558616059 1558616055
OCLC Number: 310171749
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Translated from the 1995 Arabic edition by Dar al-Hikma; originally published in English in 1990 in France, under title Through the vast halls of memory.
Description: xi, 169 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Correspondence --
Zino --
Baghdad --
London --
Portrait --
Nawchilican --
Big brother --
Another shore --
Visitation --
Back to Nawchilican --
Qasr al-Nihaya --
Heart, what have you seen? --
Ordinary dreams --
Silence --
Epilogue --
Afterword / Ferial J. Ghazoul.
Other Titles: Fī arwiqat al-dhākirah.
Responsibility: Haifa Zangana ; translated from Arabic by the author, with Paul Hammond.

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Written by an Iraqi woman, this memoir addresses the experience of imprisonment and struggle against the Baath regime of Iraq, which lasted from 1968 to 2003. Zangana was a radical activist in Iraq in the 1970s, and she wrote of her experiences in hope that she would not betray the memories of the people with whom she worked or was imprisoned.

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