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A Short History of Iraq

Thabit Abdullah - History - 2014 - 224 pages
This accessible guide has been fully updated to take into account the Iraq War and subsequent developments, whilst retaining its character as a non-partisan and approachable ...
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Merchants, Mamluks, and Murder: The Political Economy of Trade in Eighteenth ...

Thabit A. J. Abdullah - History - 200 pages
A historiography of Ottoman Basra, a trade center in the eighteenth century.
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Dictatorship, Imperialism and Chaos: Iraq Since 1989

Thabit Abdullah - History - 2006 - 136 pages
This is a concise, readable, yet rigorous history of Iraq since the end of the Iran-Iraq War and the Cold War to the present day by a well-regarded and serious Iraqi ...
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Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir

Mridu Rai - History - 2004 - 335 pages
Disputed between India and Pakistan, Kashmir contains a large majority of Muslims subject to the laws of a predominantly Hindu and increasingly "Hinduized" India. How did ...
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The New Science of Giambattista Vico

Giambattista Vico - History - 1984 - 445 pages
A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in 1725, Vico's New Science is acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic ...
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The Battle of the Books: History and Literature in the Augustan Age

Joseph M. Levine - History - 1994 - 428 pages
Joseph M. Levine provides a witty and erudite account of one of the most celebrated chapters in English cultural history, the acrimonious quarrel between the "ancients" and the ...
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History's Memory: Writing America's Past, 1880-1980

Ellen Fitzpatrick - History - 2004 - 318 pages
"Through careful examination of hundreds of historical essays and books, Firzpatrick has uncovered striking continuities in the writing of American history. The contributions ...
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Antiquaries: The Discovery of the Past in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Rosemary Sweet - History - 2004 - 473 pages
Eighteenth-century Britain saw an explosion of interest in its own past, a past now expanded to include more than classical history and high politics. Antiquaries, men ...
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