Saddam's Word: Political Discourse in Iraq

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This is the first serious attempt to understand modern Iraq through a close examination of the political discourse used by the Ba'th regime and its leader, Saddam Hussein. By analyzing political terms, concepts, and idioms as disseminated through the official Iraqi mouthpieces, author Ofra Bengio illuminates Iraq's political culture and the events that these expressions have both reflected and shaped. Not only does this study add to our understanding of the "Saddam enigma;" it also offers a more universal truth: that under ...

Saddam's Word: Political Discourse in Iraq 2002, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195151855

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Saddam's Word: Political Discourse in Iraq 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195114393

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