Iraq Between Occupations

Perspectives from 1920 to the Present

  • Amatzia Baram
  • Achim Rohde
  • Ronen Zeidel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: Iraq: History Reconsidered, Present Reassessed

    1. Amatzia Baram, Achim Rohde, Ronen Zeidel
      Pages 1-12
  3. Iraq between a Nation-state and Ethnosectarian Divides: A Reappraisal

  4. Aspects of Iraqi History under the Monarchy

  5. The Ba’th Era and Beyond

  6. The United States in Iraq 2003–2007/2008

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Michael Eisenstadt
      Pages 211-224
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 261-279

About this book


This edited volume represents a re-examination of the most central issues in the history of the Iraqi nation state until the American occupation (1920-2003) and, in the light of that history, a re-evaluation of developments under the occupation (2003-2008).


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Editors and affiliations

  • Amatzia Baram
    • 1
  • Achim Rohde
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ronen Zeidel
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Iraq StudiesUniversity of HaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Georg-Eckert-Institute for International Textbook ResearchGermany
  3. 3.Asia-Africa-InstituteHamburg UniversityGermany

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