War and the Cultural Heritage of Iraq: a sadly mismanaged affair

  title={War and the Cultural Heritage of Iraq: a sadly mismanaged affair},
  author={J. Warren},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={815 - 830}
  • J. Warren
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Third World Quarterly
  • The irony of the invasion and occupation of Iraq is that nations that believe they represent the acme of human progress have, by their own ignorance and incompetence, wreaked havoc in one of the oldest lands of human civilisation in response to a perceived threat that simply did not exist. With all the current rhetoric that the imposition of a Western model of reconstruction upon Iraq implies, it is useful to remind ourselves that Iraq has a cultural heritage that spans some 7000 years of… CONTINUE READING
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