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States of Legitimacy: The British Left, Iraqi Nationalism,and the 'Spirit of Internationalism,' 1914-1932

@inproceedings{Getman2011StatesOL,
  title={States of Legitimacy: The British Left, Iraqi Nationalism,and the 'Spirit of Internationalism,' 1914-1932},
  author={D. Getman},
  year={2011}
}
This dissertation is a transnational history of twentieth-century anti-colonial nationalism. It focuses specifically on the connections between the dissenting British left and Iraqi nationalists during the First World War and its aftermath. Based on extensive archival research in English and Arabic of official and unofficial sources in London and Syria, I show how British and Iraqi anti-colonial activists simultaneously sought to democratize British imperial policy-making in the metropole and… Expand
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