Writing The Modern History Of Iraq.

Key Features:Most existing publications on Iraqi history present a succession of tragic events which would lead the reader to assume a sort of fatality in the country's evolution towards the present situationDue to deeper observation and analysis (between the local, the regional and the global;...

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Main Author: Bocco, Riccardo.
Other Authors: Bozarslan, Hamit., Sluglett, Peter., Tejel, Jordi.
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Published: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2012.
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505 0 |a Intro -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction Riccardo Bocco and Jordi Tejel -- 1. Dealing with the Past: Methodological Issues Peter Sluglett -- Advice from the Past: 'Ali al-Wardi on Literature and Society Orit Bashkin -- Representations of the Iraqi Intellectual -- Wardi's Complaint -- Words of Advice -- Writing the History of Iraq: the Fallacy of "Objective" History Johan Franzen -- The Sectarian Master Narrative in Iraqi Historiography Reidar Visser -- How the Sectarian Master Narrative Works -- Three Kinds of Imposition of Sectarian Themes -- How the Sectarian Master Narrative can be Counterbalanced -- Electronic references -- Beyond Political Ruptures: Towards a Historiography of Social Continuity in Iraq Peter Harling -- The 2003 Rupture/Transition -- Tribal "Loyalties" -- Sunni Arab Trends -- An Intra-Shi'i Struggle -- What the Civil War Revealed -- Conclusions -- Electronic references -- 2. The Monarchist Era Revisited Jordi Tejel -- What did it mean to be an Iraqi during the Monarchy? Hala Fattah -- From Forty-One to Qadisiyyat Saddam: Remarks on an Iraqi Realm of Memory Peter Wien -- Forty-One in Perspective -- Engineering Public Memory Under Qasim -- The Ba'th and the Mosul Spring Festival -- Qadisiyyat Saddam -- Khayr Allah Tulfah and the Four Officers -- Conclusion -- Building the Nation through the Production of Difference Sara Pursley -- Masculine Time, Feminine Space, and Arab Unity: Sati' al-Husri and the Schooling of Iraqi Girls in the 1920s -- Learning by Doing: Pragmatist Philosophy and the Differentiated Curriculum -- What the School Builds the Home Destroys: The Gendering of Education, 1932-1952 -- Unfit for Marriage and Motherhood: The Crisis of Girls' Education and the Age of Development, 1952-1958 -- 3. Rethinking the Ba'thist Period Hamit Bozarslan. 
505 8 |a Digging the Past: The Historiography of Archaeology in Modern Iraq Magnus T. Bernhardsson -- The International Period 1808-1921 -- The National Period 1921-1941 -- The Independence and Sanctions Periods 1941-2003 -- The Period of Fragmentation, 2003-present -- Totalitarianism Revisited: Framing the History of Ba'thist Iraq Achim Rohde -- Comparative Perspectives -- Recovering or Inventing Public Opinion and Dissent in Ba'thist Iraq -- State-Society Relations in Liberal and Authoritarian Systems -- Conclusion -- How to "Turn the Page" Fanny Lafourcade -- The Central Role of Ahmad Chalabi -- A Specific Narrative on the Ba'th Era -- What is de-Ba'thification? -- The Excesses of de-Ba'thification -- The Emergence of an Alternate Voice -- A Minority Discourse -- The de-Ba'thification Issue and the Iraqi Civil War -- The Battle turns Parliamentarian -- The 2008 Law, a Victory for Opponents of de-Ba'thification Reform -- Revenge vs Reconciliation -- Electronic references -- 4. Dealing with Victimhood: Whose Memories of Mass Violence? Between Oral and Official History -- Fragmented Memory, Competing Narratives Karin Mlodoch -- Introduction -- Traumatic Memory, Fragmented Memory -- "With our Husbands gone our Lives have Disappeared": Experiences, Memories and Narratives of Women Survivors of the Anfal in Germyan -- Hopes and Disappointments and the Transformation of Memories and Narratives after the Fall of the Ba'th Regime in 2003 -- Representation of Anfal Survivors' Memories and Narratives in Public Discourse in Iraqi Kurdistan -- Delay and Hesitation in Dealing with the Past on the Iraqi National Level -- Conclusion -- Electronic references -- The Concept of Genocide as Part of Knowledge Production in Iraqi Kurdistan Andrea Fischer-Tahir -- Who is Speaking? -- Who is being Quoted? -- What do They Say About the Anfal Campaign?. 
505 8 |a Whom are the Texts Addressing? -- The West -- The Iraqi Arabs -- The Iraqi Kurds -- The 1991 Intifada in Three Keys: Writing the History of Violence Dina Rizk Khoury -- Where doWe Locate the "Truth"? The Problems of Sources and Evidence -- The Ba'th Party Archival Record -- Witnessing the Uprising: Witnessing as Politics and Rhetoric -- The "End of Days": Oral Histories of the Intifada -- Conclusion -- Electronic references -- 'Qadisiyat Saddam': The Gamble that did not Pay Off Cherine Chams El Dine -- 1982 Iraqi Withdrawal and Necessity of Internal Reshuffles -- "The cup drunk down to the last drop": the military collapse and the new crisis -- Confrontation with the Iraqi Military Command -- Extraordinary Ba'th Congress (July 10, 1986) -- al-Thawra al-Idariyya (The administrative revolution) -- Wide Ministerial Reshuffle (1987) -- 5. Shi'i Actors in Post-Saddam Iraq: Partisan Historiography Peter Sluglett -- Introduction -- The Papers -- Partisan and Global Identity in the Historiography of Iraqi Religious Institutions Robert J. Riggs -- Biography of 'Ali Sistani -- Sistani's Fatwas -- Sistani's Public Statements -- The Clerical Veto -- Conclusions -- Electronic references -- Najaf and the (Re)Birth of Arab Shi'i Political Thought Michaelle Browers -- The nahda from Najaf -- The First Generation and the Call for Reform -- The Middle Generation and the Modernist Project -- The Third Generation: Toward a Revolutionary Islamism -- Electronic reference -- Between Action and Symbols Elvire Corboz -- The Internal Organization of SAIRI's Leadership: Replicating Interpersonal Ties with the Iraqi marja'iyya -- Social Services: Operational and Symbolic Performance -- Mass Politics and Armed Struggle: The Mobilizing Power of Shi'i Iraqi Themes -- Conclusion -- Electronic reference. 
505 8 |a 6. The Politics of Population Movements in Contemporary Iraq: A Research Agenda Geraldine Chatelard -- Nation Building and State Control over Population Movements -- Control over Mobility and Political Coercion -- Political Migration and the Reversal of Violence -- The Brain Drain in Iraq after the 2003 Invasion Joseph Sassoon -- The US Invasion and its Aftermath -- The Spread of Violence -- The Loss of the Middle Class -- Electronic references -- Cosmopolitanism and Iraqi Migration Diane Duclos -- Iraqi Migration: The Case of Artists and Intellectuals -- Artists and Intellectuals: "Generations" of Migrants -- Appealing to Life Stories in Migration Studies -- Life Stories as a Methodology -- Interdisciplinarity at Stake -- Multi-sited Fieldwork -- The Contribution of Cosmopolitanism to the Iraqi Migration Studies -- Cosmopolitanism in Dimension(s) -- Cosmopolitanism and Migration -- Remembering Cosmopolitan Baghdad from Outside: Nostalgia within Narratives -- Disengaging from Confessional Approaches in Iraqi Studies? -- 7. Representing Iraq History through the Arts Hamit Bozarslan -- Literary Glimpses of Modern Iraqi History and Society Sami Zubaida -- Fu'ad al-Takarli, al-Raj' al-Ba'id (The Long Way Back) -- Ali Badr, Baba Sartre -- Hayat Sharara, Idha al-Ayamu Aghsaqat (When Darkness Fell) -- Conclusion -- History and Fiction in the New Iraqi Cinema Lucia Sorbera -- One Century of Iraqi Cinema and Beyond -- Being a Filmmaker after the Fall -- Novels of Everyday Life as Told by the "Embargo Generation" -- The Return to the Homeland and Memories -- The Problems of Iraqi Cinema Today -- Conclusions -- War, Crimes and Video Tapes: Conflicting Memories in Films on Iraq Nicolas Masson -- Shifting Visual Representations of Iraq -- Changing Strategic Spaces -- Digital Pictures as "Transition Structures" -- Appropriating Iraq's Traumatic History. 
505 8 |a The Return of "Abu Tabar" -- Conclusion -- Electronic references -- Poetry in the Service of Nation Building? Political Commitment and Self-Assertion Leslie Tramontini -- The Concept of the Nation -- Strategies of Self-Assertion: The Early Years -- Strategies of Self-Assertion in the War Poetry of the 1980s -- Conclusion -- Electronic references -- Not Just "For Art's Sake": Exhibiting Iraqi Art in the West after 2003 Silvia Naef -- Modern Art in Iraq - The Emergence of a Local Art Scene1 -- Exhibiting Iraqi Art: European Initiatives -- The AyaGallery, London -- "Baghdad Renaissance", Galerie M, Paris, 2003 -- "Baghdad-Paris", Musee du Montparnasse, Paris, 2005/6 -- "The Iraqi Equation" -- Exhibitions in the United States -- Iraqi Book Art or "Dafatir" -- The Pomegranate Gallery - Iraqi Art in SoHo -- "Iraqi Artists in Exile", The Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, 2008-2009 -- "It is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq", The New Museum, New York, 2009 -- Iraqi Art Exhibitions between Politics and Art History -- Art Against War -- The Place of Iraqi Art on the Global Art Scene -- Electronic references -- Appendix: State of the Art on Iraqi Studies: A Bibliographical Survey of English and French Sources Hamit Bozarslan and Jordi Tejel -- The Period of Foundation and Consolidation -- The Decades of "Revolutions" and Tyranny -- After the 2003 War -- Ethnic and Sectarian Communities and Tribalism -- Notes on Contributors -- About the Editors -- About the Authors -- Bibliography -- Index of Geographical Names, Commodities, and Themes -- Index of Individuals and Groups -- Map of Iraq. 
520 |a Key Features:Most existing publications on Iraqi history present a succession of tragic events which would lead the reader to assume a sort of fatality in the country's evolution towards the present situationDue to deeper observation and analysis (between the local, the regional and the global; between internal and external), the authors offer, in contrast, new grids of analysis on Iraqi history rejecting a primordialist approach that establishes ethnic and sectarian borders as the self-evident reasons of the present situationContributors to this book are well-established researchers in their field. 
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