Leading scholars consider Iraq's history and strategic importance from the vantage point of its residents, neighbors (Iran, Turkey, and Kurdistan), and the Great Powers.
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About the Author
Reeva Spector Simon is a research scholar at the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and coeditor of The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times. She is also author of Iraq Between the Two World Wars: The Militarist Origins of Tyranny (Columbia).
Eleanor H. Tejirian is an associate research scholar at the Middle East Institute. She is coeditor (with Simon) of Altruism and Imperialism: Western Religious and Cultural Missions in the Middle East.
Table of Contents
Preface, by Gary G. Sick
Introduction, by Reeva S. Simon and Eleanor H. Tejirian
1: The View from Basra: Southern Iraq's Reaction to War and Occupation, 1915-1925, by Judith S. Yaphe
2: The View from Baghdad, by Reeva S. Simon
3: Mosul Questions: Economy, Identity, and Annexation, by Sarah Shields
4: The Evolution of the Iran-Iraq Border, by Lawrence G. Potter
5:A Kemalist Gambit: A View of the Political Negotiations in the Determination of the Turkish-Iraqi Border, by David Cuthell
6: Kurds and the Formation of the State of Iraq, 1917-1932, by M. R. Izady
7: The Oil Resources of Iraq: Their Role in the Policies of the Great Powers, by George E. Gruen
8: Russia from Empire to Revolution, by Peter J. Sinnott
9: Britain, France, and the Diplomatic Agreements, by David Fromkin
10: The United States, the Ottoman Empire, and the Postwar Settlement, by Eleanor H. Tejirian