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Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921

ISBN-10: 023113293X

ISBN-13: 9780231132930

Edition: 2004

Authors: Reeva Spector Simon, Eleanor H. Tejirian, Gary G. Sick, Eleanor H. Tejirian, Gary G. Sick

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The modern state of Iraq was created in 1921 out of a protectorate granted to Britain by the League of Nations over parts of the Ottoman Empire. These essays review British policy in the region from the outbreak of World War I.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Reeva Spector Simon is a research scholar at the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and coeditor of The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times.She is also author of Iraq Between the Two World Wars: The Militarist Origins of Tyranny(Columbia).Eleanor H. Tejirian is an associate research scholar at the Middle East Institute. She is coeditor (with Simon) of Altruism and Imperialism: Western Religious and Cultural Missions in the Middle East.

Preface
Introduction
The View from Basra: Southern Iraq's Reaction to War and Occupation, 1915-1925
The View from Baghdad
Mosul Questions: Economy, Identity, and Annexation
The Evolution of the Iran-Iraq Border
A Kemalist Gambit: A View of the Political Negotiations in the Determination of the Turkish-Iraqi Border
Kurds and the Formation of the State of Iraq, 1917-1932
The Oil Resources of Iraq: Their Role in the Policies of the Great Powers
Russia from Empire to Revolution
Britain, France, and the Diplomatic Agreements
The United States, the Ottoman Empire, and the Postwar Settlement
Postscript
Additional Readings