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Now in its third edition,The Modern History of Iraqplaces in historical perspective the crises and upheavals that continue to afflict the country. The book focuses on several important themes: the search for national identity in a multiethnic, multireligious state; the struggle to achieve economic development and modernity in a traditional society; and the political dynamics that have led to the current situation. Phebe Marr draws on published sources in Arabic and English, personal interviews, and frequent visits to the country to produce a remarkably lucid and readable account of the emergence of contemporary Iraq. This edition brings readers up to date on events since the U.S. invasion and features two new chapters. Marr provides an insightful overview of the current political scene-Iraqrs"s new political elites; emerging figures, parties, constituencies, and support; and foreign influences. Marr also offers a uniquely penetrating analysis of Iraqrs"s current social and economic affairs, including the decline of the middle class, refugee displacement, the economics of oil, the status of women and ethnic groups, and the rise of sectarianism.
Phebe Marr is a noted scholar and historian of the Middle East and a lead consultant and lecturer on Iraqi politics. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Middle East Institute. A former senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, she has published numerous scholarly articles, chapters, and reports and has taught Middle East history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and California State University, Stanislaus.
Table of Contents
|Note on Transliteration||p. xi|
|The Land and People of Modern Iraq||p. 3|
|The British Mandate, 1920-1932||p. 21|
|The Erosion of the British Legacy, 1932-1945||p. 37|
|The End of the Monarchy, 1946-1958||p. 61|
|The Qasim Era, 1958-1963||p. 81|
|The Arab Nationalists in Power, 1963-1968||p. 113|
|The Era of Ba'th Party Rule, 1968-1979||p. 137|
|The Saddam Husain Regime, 1979-1989||p. 175|
|The Saddam Husain Regime, 1990-2003||p. 213|
|The US Attempt at Nation-Building in Iraq, 2003-2006||p. 257|
|The Stabilization of Iraq, 2007-2011||p. 305|
|Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in Iraq, 2007-2011||p. 355|
|Appendix: Tables||p. 381|
|Political Personalities||p. 437|
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