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Iraq

Al Jumhouriya al ‘Iraqia
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

CONSTITUTION AND GOVERNMENT. On 14 July 1958 the Republic of Iraq was declared by a group of Army officers, after an armed coup d’état in which the reigning King Faisal II and his uncle, the ex-Regent the Emir Abdul Ilah, and the Prime Minister, Nuri al Said, lost their lives. For the next 4 years the country was under the control of Gen. Qasim, who was executed on 9 Feb. 1963, following a coup d’état by the Army and Air Force on the previous day.

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Books of Reference

  1. Iversen, C., Report on Monetary Policy in Irac. Copenhagen, 1954Google Scholar
  2. Langley, K. M., The Industrialization of Iraq. Harvard Univ. Press, 1961Google Scholar
  3. Longrigg, S., and Stoakes, P., Iraq. London, 1959Google Scholar
  4. Wirth, E., Agrargeographie des Irak. Hamburg, 1962Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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