Iraq

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Iraq, land of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, ancient Babylonia, the Code of Hammurabi, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Iraq's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

A Visit to Iraq
7
Political Boundaries of Iraq
11
Snapshot
17
Geography More Than Desert
19
Geography of Iraq
21
Climate of Iraq
27
Animals and Nature Adapted to the Land
31
History New Civilizations to a New Beginning
41
Economics Working Toward Recovery
103
Resources of Iraq
112
Iraq Today
117
Timeline
128
Facts at Your Fingertips
130
Glossary
134
Additional Resources
136
Source Notes
138

People Who Are Varied And Devoted
61
Population Density of Iraq
73
Untitled
75
Politics Starting Over
89

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