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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English


  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Iraq -- History -- 20th century,
  • Intellectuals -- Iraq -- History -- 20th century,
  • Nationalism -- Iraq -- History -- 20th century,
  • Iraq -- History -- Hashemite Kingdom, 1921-1958,
  • Iraq -- Ethnic relations,
  • Iraq -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementOrit Bashkin.
LC ClassificationsDS79.65 .B37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16842812M
ISBN 109780804759922
LC Control Number2008020016

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