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A book written by an Iraqi about Iraq and Iraqis to make them comprehensible. It explains the diversity and the lingering antiquity that shape the country in simple terms and through facts and anecdotes. It looks at the occupation, the chaos and lawlessness that followed and their effect on the lives of people and individuals. It also provides a look into the "Triangle of Death" - one of the most volatile regions in the country - from the inside, showing some of the intricacies of tribal relations. But, above all, this book is about people. It aims to illustrate how ordinary people dealt with the traumatic situation, why civil war was so hard to ignite and why there is still hope. It may help the reader understand the failure to understand that led to failure.
Title: A Glimpse of Iraq: The Country, the People and Occupation
Publisher: By Author: 2006
ISBN Number: 1411695186
ISBN Number 13: 9781411695184
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Fine
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 133354
Description: Brand new book. Covers and spine are creaseless, binding is solid and page block is straight and clean with sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind excepf for three pages. 20 years in business, we provide excellent customer service and ship with packing material appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged.
Keywords: Iraq War as Personal Perspective, Common People, Shopkeepers, Pedestrains, Small Towns, Anecdotal Life, Weddings, Ceremonies, Dogs, Iraqi Jokes, Zaffa, Dikheel, Wassta, Shaku Maku, Family, Neighbors, Tribal Councils, Tribalism, Fallujah,