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The complete idiot"s guide to understanding Iraq

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Published by Alpha Books in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-302) and index.

Other titlesUnderstanding Iraq, Complete idiot"s guide
Statementby Joseph Tragert
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS70.9 .T73 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24939638M
ISBN 100028643984
ISBN 109780028643984
LC Control Number2002108507
OCLC/WorldCa50420183

A supremely helpful companion to, and gloss on, the news from Iraq—news that, to all appearances, we’ll be reading for years to come. Former State Department advisor Polk (History/Univ. of Chicago; Polk’s Folly: An American Family History, ), who has lived in Iraq (and speaks fluent Arabic), provides a swiftly moving overview of Iraqi history from the dawn of Sumerian civilization to.


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