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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
This accessible guide has been fully updated to take into account the Iraq War and subsequent developments, whilst retaining its character as a non-partisan and approachable text for students and interested readers alike. The twentieth century witnessed the transformation of the area known currently as Iraq from a backward region of the Ottoman Empire,... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 25.95
This book is a concise, readable, yet rigorous narrative of the recent history of Iraq. It focuses on the transformations within the country, placing the people of Iraq at the centre of the changes which began with the invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the current American occupation. The book tells the story of the country in order, but detours... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 26.95
This is a unique collection of essays highlighting Iraq?s social, political and military history from a purely Iraqi perspective. Dr. Ali al-Wardi (1913-1995) attended the American University of Beirut in 1943 and then traveled to the United States to attain his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sociology at the University of Texas in 1948 and 1950... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 166.00
An extraordinary collection of essays on the recently concluded Iraq War by Nobel Peace laureates and leading scholars. The Iraq War and its Consequences is the First and Only book that brings together more than 30 Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars to offer opinions, analyses and insights on the war that has drawn both widespread opposition... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 102.00
How does the Iraq War affect the future world order? And what kinds of problems has this war brought about, and what is needed to remedy these problems, so as to reconstruct an order in Iraq and beyond? This present volume is a collection of essays exploring these issues, written by leading scholars in their respective fields. Importantly, the Iraq... more...
- Publish Green 2013; US$ 6.99
This book chronicles how a passion for flying shaped my life. Flying gave me a foucus and a skill set that opened many doors, provided frequent opportunities to meet legends of aviation, famous celebrities and world leaders. At the height of my career and in the prime time of my life, I experienced a horrific crash in a jet plane with a miraculous... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are three differing perspectives. On one hand Sino-pessimists view China as a giant, feeding on Africas resources to fuel its own industrialization. On the other hand, Sino-optimists see China as a benevolent state capable of developing the continent. In the middle sit the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 33.99
What were the causes of the Iraq War? Who were the main players? How was the war sold to the decision makers? Despite all that has been written on the Iraq war the myriad scholarly, journalistic and polemical works the answers to these questions remain shrouded in an ideological mist. The Road to Iraq is an empirical investigation that dispels this... more...