Iraq: The Search for National Identity

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1995-04-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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The 1990-1991 crisis in the Middle East and the disturbances that followed, threw the deep-seated divisions within the Iraqi population into focus. This book examines the complexities of the internal cultural, political and religious conflict within the modern state of Iraq.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. viii
Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
p. 11
Formal Independence and Informal Implications: Treaties, Agreements and State-Formationp. 13
The Northern Provinces in the 1920s and 1930sp. 22
The Southern Provinces in the 1920s and 1930sp. 50
Contexts, Textures and Nationalismp. 72
p. 105
The Search for a National Identityp. 107
The Northern Provinces in the 1940sp. 122
The Southern Provinces in the 1940sp. 129
Shifting Loyalties, Accomplished Identities? the 1950sp. 136
Afterwordp. 156
Notesp. 160
Glossaryp. 184
Bibliographyp. 191
Indexp. 206
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