Britain in Iraq: Contriving King and Country

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I.B.Tauris, 2007 - British - 318 pages
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Peter Sluglett presents a comprehensive history of British policy towards Iraq from the beginnings of the Mesopotamia campaign in 1914 through the creation of Iraq in 1920 and the period of the mandate until Iraqi independence in 1932.
  

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Contents

From the Outbreak of War to the Cairo Conference 19141921
8
From the Cairo Conference to the Ratification of
42
Political
65
The Years of Frustration 19261929
93
Prelude to Independence 19291932
121
Tenurial Revenue and Tribal Policy
161
Educational Policy
193
The Mandate and its Legacy
210
A Note on Shii Politics
219
Tenurial and Taxation Arrangements
233
Notes
245
Bibliography
289
Index of Persons and Places
305
Index of Subjects and Themes
313
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