Tragedy of the Assyrian Minority in Iraq (The Kegan Paul Arabia Library Series)

Tragedy of the Assyrian Minority in Iraq (The Kegan Paul Arabia Library Series)

by Stafford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0710308930

ISBN-13: 9780710308931

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a fascinating account of a little known ethnic minority in Iraq. Although the Assyrians, like many minorities in Iraq, lived across many modern national boundaries, they were an unusually well-off group. After the end of the British mandate in Iraq in 1932, however, it was revealed that Moslems were persecuting them. The survivors of the Assyrian people and

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This is a fascinating account of a little known ethnic minority in Iraq. Although the Assyrians, like many minorities in Iraq, lived across many modern national boundaries, they were an unusually well-off group. After the end of the British mandate in Iraq in 1932, however, it was revealed that Moslems were persecuting them. The survivors of the Assyrian people and the remnants of a once great Christian Church lived in the mountains by and large in the north part of Iraq, sometimes straddling the Turkish border.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710308931
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
The Kegan Paul Arabia Library Series
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.36(d)

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