Iraq

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In this book, learn everything about Iraq, including its history, culture, economy, art, people and government. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the WorldŽ series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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IRAQ

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One of six new volumes in the ``Cultures of the World'' series, a fairly detailed look at contemporary Iraq and its past. Commendably, Hassig observes that ``Unlike their president, the people of Iraq ... Read full review

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Very opinionated when it came to political rulers. But otherwise very informative and easy to read.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
HISTORY
17
Foreign conquests The golden age British mandate
24
can see along the Shatt
41
Nature a victim of war I scarred land Oil spills
49
LIFESTYLE
63
RELIGION
75
LEISURE
103
Companionship Stoiytelling Sports Bazaars
109
Muharram Ramadan Eid alFitr Maulid anNabi
115
Meat Iraqi kitchens Meals during the fasting month
121
MAP OF IRAQ
128
ABOUT THE ECONOMY
135
FURTHER INFORMATION
141
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