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The Resource Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58

Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58

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Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58
Title
Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Independent Iraq' offers a fresh interpretation of the political history of the Iraqi monarchy from 1941, when British forces overthrew the pro-German government of Rashid Ali al-Kailani, and the coup d'etat of 1958. Although after 'Independence' Britain continued to enjoy certain political, administrative and military privileges, 1941 was a turning-point in two senses. Firstly, a period of political instability characterized by divisions inside the regime, a series of tribal insurrections, assassinations and coups d'etat gave way to a period of greater internal cohesion and peaceful political competition. Secondly, the British abandoned their earlier passive conservatism to advance political, social and economic reform. Underlying this change, and providing its main impetus, was a recognition by Britain, and to some extent by the Iraqi regime, that a change in Iraqi society and attitudes - in particular the spread of education - now posed an increasing threat to both the Iraqi establishment and British influence. This account begins with an examination of how government and politics operated in monarchical Iraq and concludes with a review of the different stages and methods of British influence
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elliot, Matthew
LC call number
DS79
LC item number
.E43 1996
Series statement
Library of modern Middle East studies
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • Great Britain
Label
Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Government and politics in Iraq, 1941-1958 -- Second occupation, reform, and the Portsmouth Treaty riots -- The party system and the intifada -- Political unity and development -- British influence on the government of Iraq
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781850437291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Independent Iraq: the monarchy and British influence, 1941-58
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Government and politics in Iraq, 1941-1958 -- Second occupation, reform, and the Portsmouth Treaty riots -- The party system and the intifada -- Political unity and development -- British influence on the government of Iraq
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781850437291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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