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Iraq: A Political History (New in Paperback)

Iraq: A Political History (New in Paperback)

by Adeed Dawisha


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900691157930
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 04/07/2013
Edition description: With a New afterword by the author
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Adeed Dawisha is distinguished professor of political science at Miami University in Ohio. His books include Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century (Princeton), Syria and the Lebanese Crisis, and Egypt in the Arab World.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter One Introduction 1

Chapter Two Consolidating the Monarchical State, 1921-1936 8

Chapter Three Framing Democracy with a Certain Indifference, 1921-1936 40

Chapter Four The Uncertain Nation, 1921-1936 67

Chapter Five Turbulence in Governance, 1936-1958 92

Chapter Six Potholes in the Democratic Road, 1936-1958 120

Chapter Seven Nationalism and the Ethnosectarian Divide, 1936-1958 136

Chapter Eight The Monarchy's Political System, 1921-1958 148

Chapter Nine The Authoritarian Republic, 1958-1968 171

Chapter Ten The State Rules without Rules, 1968-2003 209

Chapter Eleven Politics in the New Era, 2003- 242

Chapter Twelve W(h)ither Iraq? 275

Notes 291

Bibliography 343

Afterword to the 2013 Edition: So Much Promise, So Many Disappointments 359

Index 375

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