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Iraq Then & Now

Author: Dabrowska, Karen
Hann, Geoff

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides


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Iraq Then & Now : <div> <div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">This new Bradt title responds to huge public interest in both Iraq and its people and is less a travel guide &#8211; certainly for the time being &#8211; and more of an objective account of Saddam&#8217;s regime as a whole, and the build-up to the recent conflict.</p> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Focusing on developments in post-Saddam Iraq, without ignoring the horrors which have occurred in the aftermath of the war, the author highlights the country&#8217;s positive progression, with chapters such as &#8216;Iraqi Voices&#8217; &#8211; describing the hopes, fears and ambitions of Iraqis &#8211; and &#8216;Post-Saddam Iraq&#8217; &#8211; where we get to hear the views of prominent politicians on the war and how it was handled.</p> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</p> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">When Bradt published the first edition of its travel guide to Iraq, the country was slowly breaking free from the shackles of sanctions, Western tourists were returning in small numbers and it looked as if the fledgling tourist industry would grow. As in that travel guide, this new book introduces the magnificent ancient Iraqi civilisations and provides a historical background to the country, as well as providing updated practical information on which places are still open to visitors.</p> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</p> </div> </div>

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Travel   Middle East

ISBN 13:9781841622439
ISBN 10:1841622435
Size:8.40" l x 5.30" w x 0.90" h
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