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Historical dictionary of Iraq

Author: Edmund Ghareeb; Beth Dougherty
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the main political, religious, ethnic and ideological parties, groups, and organizations; major historical personalities; languages; literature; culture; a comprehensive bibliography; and other topics. Covers history of ancient Mesopotamia to the 'Abbasid Empire to present-day Iraq. Includes a historical overview, a country profile, the economy, oil, fauna, political institution, the Iran-'Iraq war, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ghareeb, Edmund.
Historical dictionary of Iraq.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004
(OCoLC)52301709
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Ghareeb; Beth Dougherty
ISBN: 0810859289 9780810859289 9780810843301 0810843307 9780810865686 0810865688
OCLC Number: 176876157
Awards: Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Sources 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (lxxvi, 459 pages) : maps.
Contents: The dictionary --
UN Security Council resolutions --
Appendices: Iraqi cabinets, 1920-2003. Revolutionary command councils, 1968-2003. Regional commands, 1966-2003. Media in post-war ʻIraq. Important ʻIraqis in post-war ʻIraq.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Responsibility: Edmund A. Ghareeb ; with the assistance of Beth Dougherty.
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Iraq has a longer recorded history than almost any other place on Earth. This dictionary provides an overview of the peoples and the great civilizations that have flourished on the banks of the  Read more...

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With so much attention given to Iraq these days, a timely ready-reference is needed to help us make sense of it all. In this addition to Scarecrow's "Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Read more...

 
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