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Iraq : a political history from independence to occupation

Author: Adeed Dawisha
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback reissue with a new afterword [on political developments since the 2010 Iraqi elections]View all editions and formats

Originally published: 2009. With a new foreword by the author.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adeed Dawisha
ISBN: 9780691157931 0691157936
OCLC Number: 858726588
Description: 393 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Chapter One Introduction 1 Chapter Two Consolidating the Monarchical State, 1921-1936 8 Chapter Three Framing Democracy with a Certain Indifference, 1921-1936 40 Chapter Four The Uncertain Nation, 1921-1936 67 Chapter Five Turbulence in Governance, 1936-1958 92 Chapter Six Potholes in the Democratic Road, 1936-1958 120 Chapter Seven Nationalism and the Ethnosectarian Divide, 1936-1958 136 Chapter Eight The Monarchy's Political System, 1921-1958 148 Chapter Nine The Authoritarian Republic, 1958-1968 171 Chapter Ten The State Rules without Rules, 1968-2003 209 Chapter Eleven Politics in the New Era, 2003- 242 Chapter Twelve W(h)ither Iraq? 275 Notes 291 Bibliography 343 Afterword to the 2013 Edition: So Much Promise, So Many Disappointments 359 Index 375
Responsibility: Adeed Dawisha.


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"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 Read more...

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