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The Monarchy’s Political System, 1921–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the factors that led to the demise of the monarchy in July 1958. Some of these were structural, embedded in the constitutional arrangements and political relationships inside ... More


The Authoritarian Republic, 1958–1968

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses events following the demise of Iraq's monarchy in 1958. The demise of the monarchy was met with almost universal approval by the Iraqi people. During the first week after the ... More


Afghanistan in the Twentieth Century: State and Society in Conflict

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes the fate of Afghan rulers and their regimes in the twentieth century. Some were more successful than others, but one thing they had in common was unexpected ends to their ... More


The State Rules without Rules, 1968–2003

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the events following the military coup on July 17, 1968, that ushered in the Ba'thist/Saddamist era. The Ba'thists were in no mood to share power with officers claiming ... More


Nationalism and the Ethnosectarian Divide, 1936–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes the growing divide between political elites in the wake of the military coup. In fact, the aftermath of the Bakr Sidqi coup can be seen as an effort by the out-group to move ... More


W(h)ither Iraq?

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter tries to make sense of a simple yet pertinent query: is Iraq withering away? This of course does not necessarily mean the demise of Iraq as a legally constituted sovereign state, or its ... More


The Muslim Brothers Consider Fascism and Nazism

in Confronting Fascism in Egypt: Dictatorship versus Democracy in the 1930s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763431
eISBN:
9780804772556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763431.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Muslim Brothers' attitudes regarding fascism, democracy, and the ideological confrontation of the 1930s between liberal versus authoritarian principles of political order. ... More


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