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The struggle for Kirkuk : the rise of Hussein, oil, and the death of tolerance in Iraq

Author: Henry D Astarjian
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores, through real life stories, the social and political dynamics at play in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan before the rise of Saddam Hussein. Kirkuk is a hotly contested oil city - a time bomb with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry D Astarjian; Henry D Astarjian
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry D Astarjian
ISBN: 9780275995898 0275995895
OCLC Number: 122425263
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 179 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Kirkuk --
2. Kurds, Turkomans, Arabs, and the others --
3. From tranquility to conflict --
4. A Communist offensive --
5. Mr. Chapman, A.J.B. Chapman --
6. Soviet plans for Baba Gurgur --
7. Communism and the youth --
8. 1948 --
9. IPC and us --
10. The dawn of the Kurdish era --
11. The Western trajectory --
12. The fermenting coups --
13. The morning of July 14, 1958 --
14. The turmoil of the 1940s --
15. Kirkuk, the Jerusalem of Iraq --
16. Kurdistan --
17. A disastrous task --
18. A long journey --
19. Room # 11 --
20. Courts, Kurds, and the Communists --
21. Triumphs and defeats --
22. Baghdad --
23. The winds of change --
24. A "U-turn" --
25. More turmoil --
26. "Your destiny is charted for you in the minute you are born" --
27. A chitchat --
Index.
Responsibility: Henry D. Astarjian.
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"Iraqi-American Astarjian combines memoir with history in describing the oil politics of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq from the 1940s through to the mid 1960s, when he left for America shortly after Saddam Read more...

 
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