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Complete Idiots Guide To Iraq

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Publisher Comments:

Now updatedthe book that takes readers to Baghdad and beyond.

From the almost daily terrorist incidents, to difficulties encountered by the U.S. and coalition forces, to the changeover of power and sovereignty, today's readers are fascinated by this war- torn country and its people. In this new edition, readers will find dramatic new photos and detailed maps, and new chapters on the invasion and subsequent military occupation, internal struggles and terrorism activity, ongoing controversies concerning weapons of mass, and much, much more.

The only popular reference designed to give you a comprehensive yet accessible guide to Iraq

New dramatic photos of combat, political upheaval, and significant events

Synopsis:

This guide covers, in painstaking detail, the history of this Middle Eastern country, second only to Egypt as the "cradle of civilization." The rise to power of Saddam Hussein is documented as well as the Iran-Iraq war of the early 1980s and Iraq's shift away from the West.

About the Author

'Joseph Tragert is a marketing development executive at Massachusetts-based EBSCO Publishing, a leading reference database provider. Prior to this, he was a senior associate at KPMG Peat Marwick, where he specialized in Islamic relations and developed the company\'s body of knowledge on the politics, economics, and history of Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries. He is the author of The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Understanding Iran and co-author of The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Understanding North Korea'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028643984
Foreword:
Robbins, James S.
Author:
Robbins, James S.
Author:
Tragert, Joseph
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Iraq
Subject:
Hussein, Saddam
Subject:
International
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
International Relations
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle)
Series Volume:
v. 26
Publication Date:
20020801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.12x7.38x.77 in. 1.23 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This guide covers, in painstaking detail, the history of this Middle Eastern country, second only to Egypt as the "cradle of civilization." The rise to power of Saddam Hussein is documented as well as the Iran-Iraq war of the early 1980s and Iraq's shift away from the West.
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