Iraq: Old Land, New Nation in Conflict

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
From the earliest days of Mesopotamian societies, to the proud and powerful caliphates, to today's absolute rule of Saddam Hussein, Iraq's long history has been marked by political turmoil and outside aggression. An up-to-date and informative examination of Iraq's history, foreign relations, and prospects for the future.

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Chapter One 15 Land Between the Rivers
Chapter Eight 117 At War with the World

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Spencer is Professor Emeritus of Middle East history at Florida State University.

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