Iraq Since 1958: From Revolution to Dictatorship

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Bloomsbury Academic, 1990 - History - 346 pages
A political and economic history of modern Iraq which includes an epilogue analyzing the main developments in Iraqi politics since 1986 and examining the factors that led to the invasion of Kuwait in August 1990.

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Contents

Iraq Before the Revolution of 1958
1
The Origins of Bathism
85
Party and the Struggle for Power
108
Copyright

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Peter Sluglett is the foremost political historian of modern Iraq and noted media-commentator worldwide. He is Professor of MIDDLE EASTERN History at the University of Utah, SALT LAKE CITY. The late Marion Farouk-Sluglett LIVED IN IRAQ BETWEEN 1955 AND 1963, AN TAUGHT MIDDLE EASTERN POLITICS AT UNIVERSITIES IN BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES.

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