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Understanding Iraq : [Text] the whole sweep of Iraqi history, from Genghis Khan's Mongols to the Ottoman Turks to the British mandate to the American occupation /

by Polk, William Roe.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York HarperCollins c2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: xviii, 221 p. : maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0060764686.Subject(s): Summary: Presents an overview of the history of Iraq, from the ancient city of Babylon, through the invasion of the Ottoman Turks, the advent of Islam, British rule, and the American occupation, examining its critical role in the global economy as it sits on the world's largest supply of oil.
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Includes index.

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Presents an overview of the history of Iraq, from the ancient city of Babylon, through the invasion of the Ottoman Turks, the advent of Islam, British rule, and the American occupation, examining its critical role in the global economy as it sits on the world's largest supply of oil.

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