Identity and Nation in Iraq.

Sherko Kirmanj offers a balanced, critical analysis of the evolution of Iraqi national identity and the process of national integration, tracing a history of antagonisms and violence that began with the creation of the state in 1921. Challenging approaches that variously blame the legacy of the Baat...

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Main Author: Kirmanj, Sherko.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Book Title
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Map 1.1 Iraq in the Middle East
  • Map 1.2 The Provinces of Iraq
  • Map 1.3 Iraq's Major Ethnoreligious Groups
  • Table 4.1 Growth of the Urban Population in Iraq
  • Figure 4.1 Urban Population Growth in Baghdad, Mosul, and Basra
  • Table 6.1 The Anfal Stages and the Pattern of Disappearances
  • Map 8.1 Territories Disputed by the Iraqi Government and the KRG
  • Appendix 1 The Destruction of Kurdistan, 1963-1987
  • Appendix 2 The January 2005 Parliamentary Election Results
  • Appendix 3 The August 2005 Constitutional Referendum Results
  • Appendix 4 The December 2005 Parliamentary Election Results
  • Appendix 5 Civilian Deaths from Violence in Iraq, 2003-2012
  • Appendix 6 Average Deaths per Day from Bombs and Gunfire/Executions
  • Appendix 7 The March 2010 Paliamentary Election Results
  • Foreword: In Sami Abdul Rahman Park
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1-The Context of Identity in Iraq
  • 2-The Formation of Iraq
  • 3-Faisal and the Dream of a Nation
  • 4-The Emergence of National Integration
  • 5-The Failure of National Integration
  • 6-The Process of National Disintegration
  • 7-A Disintegrated Nation
  • 8-The US Invasion: Opening Pandora's Box
  • 9-The Paradoxes of Nation Formation in Iraq
  • Appendixes
  • Acronyms
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Book.