The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq

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The Other Iraq challenges the notion that Iraq has always been a totalitarian, artificial state, torn by sectarian violence. Chronicling the rise of the Iraqi public sphere from 1921 to 1958, this enlightening work reveals that the Iraqi intellectual field was always more democratic and pluralistic than historians have tended to believe. Orit Bashkin demonstrates how Sunni, Shi'i, and Kurdish intellectuals effectively created hyphenated Iraqi identities, connoting pride in their individual heritages while simultaneously ...

The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq 2010, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804773669

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The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq 2008, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804759922

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