The Counterinsurgent State

Rebellion and State Formation in Iraq, 1919-1936
Author(s): 
Wehrey, Frederic M.
ISBN: 
9781403964090
Date published: 
April 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£45.00

This study analyzes the impact of ethnic and sectarian dissent in Iraq on the formation of the Iraqi state, focusing specifically on how provincial rebellions influenced the growing power of the nationalist officer corps and the monarchy's relationship with Britain.