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The Resource The history of Iraq, Courtney Hunt, (electronic book)

The history of Iraq, Courtney Hunt, (electronic book)

Label
The history of Iraq
Title
The history of Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Courtney Hunt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the early 1990s, Iraq (and its former dictator, Saddam Hussein) has been a fixture in Western media. However, few American adults know or understand the rich cultural history or the political forces that have shaped modern Iraq. As the future of Iraq is now being written, a clear understanding of the country's history is crucial in our new global environment. Through ten narrative chapters, Hunt delves into the rich history of this land from the earliest settlements in Mesopotamia, the introduction of the Muslim faith, and the conquest of Baghdad by the Ottomans in 1534 to the institutio
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunt, Courtney
Dewey number
956.7
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS77
LC item number
.H86 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Iraq
Label
The history of Iraq, Courtney Hunt, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-121) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword / Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling -- Acknowledgments -- Timeline of historical events -- The land and people of Iraq -- The cradle of civilization -- Babylonia -- The Muslim conquest -- The Ottoman Empire -- The British occupation -- The kingdom of Iraq and the revolution of 1958 -- A decade of revolutions and the rise of Saddam -- A decade of wars: the Iran-Iraq war and the first Gulf War -- Sanctions, the second Persian Gulf War and Iraq today -- Glossary -- Notable people in the history of Iraq -- Bibliographic essay -- Index
Control code
EBC497161
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 127 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780313334146
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The history of Iraq, Courtney Hunt, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-121) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword / Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling -- Acknowledgments -- Timeline of historical events -- The land and people of Iraq -- The cradle of civilization -- Babylonia -- The Muslim conquest -- The Ottoman Empire -- The British occupation -- The kingdom of Iraq and the revolution of 1958 -- A decade of revolutions and the rise of Saddam -- A decade of wars: the Iran-Iraq war and the first Gulf War -- Sanctions, the second Persian Gulf War and Iraq today -- Glossary -- Notable people in the history of Iraq -- Bibliographic essay -- Index
Control code
EBC497161
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 127 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780313334146
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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