A Short History of Iraq

A Short History of Iraq

by Thabit Abdullah


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138835153
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thabit A. J. Abdullah is Professor of History at York University, Canada. He is the author of Merchants, Mamluks and Murder: The Political Economy of Trade in Eighteenth Century Basra (2001), and Dictatorship, Imperialism and Chaos: Iraq Since 1989 (2006).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Chronology of main events. Maps. Introduction. 1. From the Arab conquest to the fall of Baghdad, 636–1258. 2. Iraq under Mongol and Turkoman rule, 1258–1534. 3. The first three centuries of Ottoman rule, 1534–1831. 4. The Tanzimat and Young Turk period, 1831–1918. 5. Mandate and Monarchy, 1918–1958. 6. The struggle for the Republic, 1958–1979. 7. The dictatorship of Saddam Husayn, 1979–2003. 8. Iraq Under American Hegemony, 2003-2009. Conclusion. Select bibliography. Index.

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