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100 1 _aPolk, William Roe,
_d1929-
245 1 0 _aUnderstanding Iraq :
_bthe whole sweep of Iraqi history, from Genghis Khan's Mongols to the Ottoman Turks to the British mandate to the American occupation /
_cWilliam R. Polk.
_h[Text]
250 _a1st ed.
260 _aNew York
_bHarperCollins
_cc2005
300 _axviii, 221 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
500 _aIncludes index.
510 3 _aBooklist starred, April 2005
510 3 _aPub Weekly, March 2005
510 3 _aPublisher's Weekly, March 2005
510 3 _aChoice, January 2006
510 3 _aKirkus Review, March 2005
520 _aPresents 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.
521 2 _aAdult$b Follett Library Resources
650 7 _2sears
940 _bAdult
_d11/30/06
_sBooklist starred, April 2005
_sPub Weekly, March 2005
_sPublisher's Weekly, March 2005
_vFLR
999 _c23933
_d23933