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Iraq

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. On 14 July 1958 the Republic of Iraq was declared by a group of Army officers, after an armed coup d’étal 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.

al Jumhouriya al ‘Iraqia

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Books of Reference

  1. Arfa, H., The Kurds. OUP, 1966Google Scholar
  2. Khadduri, M., Independent Iraq. OUP, 1960.—Republican Iraq. OUP, 1970. -Socialist Iraq: A Study of Iraqi Politics since 1968. OUP, 1978Google Scholar
  3. Langley, K. M., The Industrialization of Iraq. Harvard Univ. Press, 1961Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1981

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