The Middle East Online: Iraq, 1914-1974

The Middle East Online: Iraq, 1914-1974

Iraq, 1914-1974 offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering theperiod from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974. Heremajor policy statements and other working documents are set out in context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of the mandateadministration, diplomacy, treaties, oil and arms dealing. Photographs, maps from The National Archives and contemporary film help bring this vitalstrand of modern history to life.

Original Microform Title: Originally published as a digital collection of the same name.

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