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Title A documentary history of modern iraq [electronic resource] / Edited by Stacy E. Holden.
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  DS70.9 .D63 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (397 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ottoman Mesopotamia, 1903-1920 -- The wedding of Regina, 1903 -- Lt. Col. Sir Mark Sykes on Mosul, 1906 -- The young Turk proclamation of 1908 -- Jafar al-Askari on corrupt Ottoman administration in Iraq -- Sultan Abdul Hamid deposed, 1909 -- Tribal rebellion near Mosul, 1909 -- Baghdad petition, 1910 -- British military rule in Basra -- The horrors of World War I -- The proclamation of Baghdad, 19 March 1917 -- The war viewed from Baghdad -- The British mandate, 1920-1932 -- Iraqi nationalism -- Nationalist poetry -- The revolt of 1920 -- Lawrence of Arabia opposes Iraqi mandate -- Winston Churchill outlines Middle East policy -- The Kurdish "election" of King Faysal -- King Faysal's coronation speech, 1921 -- Shi'is oppose (rigged) elections -- The Hashemite Monarchy, 1932-1941 -- Faysal expresses intention to protect minorities, 1932 -- Pan-Arab nationalism -- Faysal I promotes Pan-Arabism, 1932 -- The Assyrian affair, 1933 -- The Bakr Sidqi Coup of 1936 -- Rising anti-Semitism in Baghdad -- The Shi'i celebration of Ashura -- Elegy to the poor -- Ending the old regime, 1941-1958 -- The Farhud -- Rules for American soldiers in Iraq during World War II -- The treaty of Portsmouth, 15 January 1948 -- Intellectual life in Baghdad -- Poverty in Baghdad -- The evolution of a communist -- Law no. 1 of 1950 -- The exodus of Kurdish Jews -- Life in a Shi'i village -- The revolutionary era, 1958-1968 -- American response to Qasim's coup d? ├ętat -- Corruption and inequality -- An American view of revolutionary Iraq -- Mutiny in Mosul, March 1959 -- The social lives of women in revolutionary Iraq -- The Kurdish revolt, 1961-1963 -- Consolidating Ba'thist power, 1968-1979 -- U.S. response to the Ba'thist coup, July 1968 -- The Ba'thist constitution, 1970 -- The Jewish exodus under the Ba'th -- Pan-Arab cultural production -- Women in Ba'thist Iraq -- History and Ba'thist totalitarianism -- The United States considers assistance to Kurds, 1972 -- The 1974-1975 war in Kurdish Iraq -- Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and the principle of social justice -- Ba'thist response to Shi'i protests, 1979 -- The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1990 -- Saddam Hussein justifies the war -- The Iran-Iraq War through a general's eyes -- The United States supports Ba'thist Iraq -- The Iran-Iraq War through a soldier's eyes -- The front line -- The home front -- Al Anfal -- The end of the war -- The Persian Gulf War and sanctions, 1990-2002 -- Ambassador April Glaspie meets with Saddam Hussein -- "Null and void": UN Sc Res 662, 9 August 1990 -- "All necessary means": UN Sc Res 678, 29 November 1990 -- The Persian Gulf War experienced in Baghdad -- The Persian Gulf War wreaks regional havoc -- "After the storm": winning the war, but losing the peace -- Denis Halliday protests the sanctions regime -- The Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 -- The deleterious effects of sanctions on Iraqi women -- The invasion of Iraq, 2001-2003 -- Saddam Hussein responds to 9/11 -- Brent Scowcroft opposes invasion of Iraq -- President Bush argues for war -- An Iraqi elegy to Baghdad -- The Battle of Nasiriyah -- The occupation of Baghdad -- The pillaging of the national museum -- Saddam Hussein responds to invasion -- President Bush's "mission accomplished" speech -- The occupation of Iraq under the Coalition Provisional Authority, 2003-2004 -- Civilians and the front line -- Lt. Paul Bremer forms a governing council -- Women during the Iraq War -- A Sunni insurgent -- Shi'i disillusionment -- The rules of engagement -- The coffins of Muqdadiyah -- Operation Devil Siphon -- The lot of children.
Subject Iraq -- History.
Related Names Holden, Stacy E.
Related To Print version: A documentary history of modern iraq. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012. 9780813040165 0813040167 (DLC) 2012009831
ISBN 0813043603 (electronic bk.)
9780813043609 (electronic bk.)
9780813040165 (alk. paper)
0813040167 (alk. paper)