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Author Abdullah, Thabit.

Title Dictatorship, imperialism and chaos : Iraq since 1989 / Thabit A.J. Abdullah.

Publication Info. Nova Scotia : Fernwood ; London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (136 pages) : map.
Series Global history of the present
Global history of the present.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-130) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The rise of the modern state -- Dictatorship and war -- Imperialism and the crisis of Kuwait -- The sanctions regime -- Occupation and chaos -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index.
Summary This book is a concise, readable, yet rigorous narrative of the recent history of Iraq. It focuses on the transformations within the country, placing the people of Iraq at the centre of the changes which began with the invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the current American occupation. The book tells the story of the country in order, but detours to explore themes such as the role of oil, the nature of Saddam Hussain?s state, the social impact of sanctions, the roots of sectarian divisions, and the question of the?artificiality? of Iraq?s borders. Concluding with a critical look at si.
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Subject Iraq War (2003-2011) (OCoLC)fst01802311
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1979-1991.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-2003.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Iraq -- Ethnic relations.
HISTORY -- General.
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Iraq. (OCoLC)fst01205757
Chronological Term 1979-2011
Other Form: Print version: Abdullah, Thabit. Dictatorship, imperialism and chaos. Nova Scotia : Fernwood ; London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006 1842777874 9781842777879 (DLC) 2006025167 (OCoLC)70060201
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