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The Resource Iraq : people, history, politics, Gareth Stansfield, (electronic book)

Iraq : people, history, politics, Gareth Stansfield, (electronic book)

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Iraq : people, history, politics
Title
Iraq
Title remainder
people, history, politics
Statement of responsibility
Gareth Stansfield
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Stansfield, Gareth R. V
Dewey number
956.70443
LC call number
DS79.7 .S73 2013
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Stansfield, Gareth
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Label
Iraq : people, history, politics, Gareth Stansfield, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations and glossary -- Map -- Introduction : Artificiality, identity, dictatorship, and state-building -- Four key debates -- Analytical theme -- Book outline -- 1. Legacies of civilizations and empires -- Ancient civilizations -- The Islamic conquest -- The arrival of the Ottoman Empire -- 2. State formation, monarchy, and mandate, 1918-1932 -- The artificiality debate -- The decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire -- Planning the carve-up -- Occupation and uprising -- The Cairo conference -- The new state and enduring pathologies -- The end of the mandate -- 3. Conceptualizing political mobilization in Iraqi -- The identity debate -- Nationalism -- The Sunni-Shi'i divide -- The Kurds -- Turkmens and Assyrians -- Identity and the state -- 4. From authoritarian to totalitarian state, 1933-1979 -- The dictator debate -- The military in political life -- The role of the military and the communalization of political life -- The intensification of anti-imperialist sentiment -- Towards totalitarianism -- The totalitarian state -- 5. Iraq at war, 1979-1989 -- History of Iran-Iraq relations -- The Kurdish war -- The decline into war with Iran -- Iraq advances -- Iran counterattacks -- The Kurdish threat -- The tanker war -- The political and economic impact on Iraq -- Towards Kuwait -- 6. The pariah state, 1989-2003 -- Towards war -- The invasion of Kuwait -- Operation Desert Storm -- The uprisings -- The coalescing of opposition movements -- Sanctions on Iraq -- The arrival of the inspectors -- Defection -- The failed coups -- The opposition defeated and Kurdistan divided -- Oil for food -- Sanctions busting -- Hide and seek with UNSCOM -- Toward invasion -- State and society on the eve of the invasion of Iraq -- 7. Regime change, 2003- -- The state-building and democratization debate -- Operation Iraqi Freedom -- The chaotic devolution of political authority -- The coalition provisional authority and the Iraqi governing council -- The transitional administrative law -- The Iraqi interim government -- Shi'i rebellion and Sunni insurgencies -- January 2005 elections -- Constitutional negotiations -- The referendum -- December 2005 elections -- Staring into the abyss -- Conclusion : the passing of thresholds? -- Making sense of the debates -- The government of Nouri al-Maliki -- The passing of nebulous thresholds -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Chronology -- Internet links -- Bibliography -- Index
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PurchEBL1174295
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780745632261
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Iraq : people, history, politics, Gareth Stansfield, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations and glossary -- Map -- Introduction : Artificiality, identity, dictatorship, and state-building -- Four key debates -- Analytical theme -- Book outline -- 1. Legacies of civilizations and empires -- Ancient civilizations -- The Islamic conquest -- The arrival of the Ottoman Empire -- 2. State formation, monarchy, and mandate, 1918-1932 -- The artificiality debate -- The decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire -- Planning the carve-up -- Occupation and uprising -- The Cairo conference -- The new state and enduring pathologies -- The end of the mandate -- 3. Conceptualizing political mobilization in Iraqi -- The identity debate -- Nationalism -- The Sunni-Shi'i divide -- The Kurds -- Turkmens and Assyrians -- Identity and the state -- 4. From authoritarian to totalitarian state, 1933-1979 -- The dictator debate -- The military in political life -- The role of the military and the communalization of political life -- The intensification of anti-imperialist sentiment -- Towards totalitarianism -- The totalitarian state -- 5. Iraq at war, 1979-1989 -- History of Iran-Iraq relations -- The Kurdish war -- The decline into war with Iran -- Iraq advances -- Iran counterattacks -- The Kurdish threat -- The tanker war -- The political and economic impact on Iraq -- Towards Kuwait -- 6. The pariah state, 1989-2003 -- Towards war -- The invasion of Kuwait -- Operation Desert Storm -- The uprisings -- The coalescing of opposition movements -- Sanctions on Iraq -- The arrival of the inspectors -- Defection -- The failed coups -- The opposition defeated and Kurdistan divided -- Oil for food -- Sanctions busting -- Hide and seek with UNSCOM -- Toward invasion -- State and society on the eve of the invasion of Iraq -- 7. Regime change, 2003- -- The state-building and democratization debate -- Operation Iraqi Freedom -- The chaotic devolution of political authority -- The coalition provisional authority and the Iraqi governing council -- The transitional administrative law -- The Iraqi interim government -- Shi'i rebellion and Sunni insurgencies -- January 2005 elections -- Constitutional negotiations -- The referendum -- December 2005 elections -- Staring into the abyss -- Conclusion : the passing of thresholds? -- Making sense of the debates -- The government of Nouri al-Maliki -- The passing of nebulous thresholds -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Chronology -- Internet links -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
PurchEBL1174295
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780745632261
Specific material designation
remote

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