A Documentary History of Modern Iraq.

Previously published histories and primary source collections on the Iraqi experience tend to be topically focused or dedicated to presenting a top-down approach. By contrast, Stacy Holden's A Documentary History of Modern Iraq gives voice to ordinary Iraqis, clarifying the experience of the Sh...

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Main Author: Holden, Stacy E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Florida : University Press of Florida, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Ottoman Mesopotamia, 1903-1920
  • The Wedding of Regina, 1903
  • Lt. Col. Sir Mark Sykes on Mosul, 1906
  • The Young Turk Proclamation of 1908
  • Jafar al-Askari on Corrupt Ottoman Administration in Iraq
  • Sultan Abdul Hamid Deposed, 1909
  • Tribal Rebellion near Mosul, 1909
  • Baghdad Petition, 1910
  • British Military Rule in Basra
  • The Horrors of World War I
  • The Proclamation of Baghdad, 19 March 1917
  • The War Viewed from Baghdad
  • 2. The British Mandate, 1920-1932
  • Iraqi Nationalism
  • Nationalist Poetry
  • The Revolt of 1920
  • Lawrence of Arabia Opposes Iraqi Mandate
  • Winston Churchill Outlines Middle East Policy
  • The Kurdish "Election" of King Faysal
  • King Faysal's Coronation Speech, 1921
  • Shi'is Oppose (Rigged) Elections
  • 3. The Hashemite Monarchy, 1932-1941
  • Faysal Expresses Intention to Protect Minorities, 1932
  • Pan-Arab Nationalism
  • Faysal I Promotes Pan-Arabism, 1932
  • The Assyrian Affair, 1933
  • The Bakr Sidqi Coup of 1936
  • Rising Anti-Semitism in Baghdad
  • The Shi'i Celebration of Ashura
  • Elegy to the Poor
  • 4. Ending the Old Regime, 1941-1958
  • The Farhud
  • Rules for American Soldiers in Iraq during World War II
  • The Treaty of Portsmouth, 15 January 1948
  • Intellectual Life in Baghdad
  • Poverty in Baghdad
  • The Evolution of a Communist
  • Law No. 1 of 1950
  • The Exodus of Kurdish Jews
  • Life in a Shi'i Village
  • 5. The Revolutionary Era, 1958-1968
  • American Response to Qasim's Coup d'État
  • Corruption and Inequality
  • An American View of Revolutionary Iraq
  • Mutiny in Mosul, March 1959
  • The Social Lives of Women in Revolutionary Iraq
  • The Kurdish Revolt, 1961-1963
  • 6. Consolidating Ba'thist Power, 1968-1979
  • U.S. Response to the Ba'thist Coup, July 1968
  • The Ba'thist Constitution, 1970
  • The Jewish Exodus under the Ba'th.
  • Pan-Arab Cultural Production
  • Women in Ba'thist Iraq
  • History and Ba'thist Totalitarianism
  • The United States Considers Assistance to Kurds, 1972
  • The 1974-1975 War in Kurdish Iraq
  • Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and the Principle of Social Justice
  • Ba'thist Response to Shi'i Protests, 1979
  • 7. The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1990
  • Saddam Hussein Justifies the War
  • The Iran-Iraq War through a General's Eyes
  • The United States Supports Ba'thist Iraq
  • The Iran-Iraq War through a Soldier's Eyes
  • The Front Line
  • The Home Front
  • Al Anfal
  • The End of the War
  • 8. The Persian Gulf War and Sanctions, 1990-2002
  • Ambassador April Glaspie Meets with Saddam Hussein
  • Null and Void": UN SC Res 662, 9 August 1990
  • All Necessary Means": UN SC Res 678, 29 November 1990
  • The Persian Gulf War Experienced in Baghdad
  • The Persian Gulf War Wreaks Regional Havoc
  • After the Storm": Winning the War, but Losing the Peace
  • Denis Halliday Protests the Sanctions Regime
  • The Iraq Liberation Act of 1998
  • The Deleterious Effects of Sanctions on Iraqi Women
  • 9. The Invasion of Iraq, 2001-2003
  • Saddam Hussein Responds to 9/11
  • Brent Scowcroft Opposes Invasion of Iraq
  • President Bush Argues for War
  • An Iraqi Elegy to Baghdad
  • The Battle of Nasiriyah
  • The Occupation of Baghdad
  • The Pillaging of the National Museum
  • Saddam Hussein Responds to Invasion
  • President Bush's "Mission Accomplished" Speech
  • 10.The Occupation of Iraq under the Coalition Provisional Authority, 2003-2004
  • Civilians and the Front Line
  • Lt. Paul Bremer Forms a Governing Council
  • Women during the Iraq War
  • A Sunni Insurgent
  • Shi'i Disillusionment
  • The Rules of Engagement
  • The Coffins of Muqdadiyah
  • Operation Devil Siphon
  • The Lot of Children
  • Secondary Source Material
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
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  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
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  • I.
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  • P
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