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'Iraq, 1900 to 1950: a Political, Social and Economic History
'Iraq, 1900 to 1950: a Political, Social and Economic History
By Stephen Hemsley Longrigg
Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of International Affairs), 1953, 436 pp
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In 1925 Brigadier Longrigg wrote "Four Centuries of Modern 'Iraq." The present book picks up the story at 1900 and provides a compact history, primarily political though including economic and social developments, of the last half-century. A valuable book, not lacking in marked opinions.