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Axioms Reconsidered: The Rethinking of British Strategic Policy in Iraq during the 1930s
The invasion of Abyssinia in 1935 by the Italians opened a new stage in the history of the Middle East in which the hegemony of Britain and France, dating from the First World War, was threatened forExpand
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Identity and Nation in Iraq
A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq
Gertrude Bell was a commanding figure: scholar, linguist, archaeologist, traveller and 'orientalist'. A remarkable woman in male-dominated Edwardian society, she shunned convention by eschewingExpand
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The Writing Is on the Wall, Is It Not?
It is, says the author, who interprets both the actual graffiti and the portends hinted at by the street artists. Her fascination with the writings emblazoned on the gray walls of Iraq's leadingExpand
ABSTRACT Nationalism developed in Iraq before the creation of the modern state. As elsewhere, the basic European idea of modern nationalism took root quickly and widely, but it took the form ofExpand
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