Dedication Series Foreword Acknowledgements Timeline of Historical Events The Land and the People of Iraq The Cradle of Civilization Babylonia The Muslim Conquest The Ottoman Empire The British Occupation The Kingdom of Iraq and the Revolution of 1958 A Decade of Revolutions and the Rise of Saddam A Decade of Wars: The Iran-Iraq War and the First Gulf War Sanctions, The Second Persian Gulf War and Iraq Today Glossary of Frequently Used Terms Notable People in the History of Iraq Bibliographic Essay
Examines the history of Iraq from the earliest settlements in Mesopotamia and the resulting Sumerian civilization to the present day.
Courtney Hunt is an attorney for the federal government and a freelance writer.
"[E]xploring the Muslim faith's influence on Iraq and the British influence on the nation after World War 1. Here's a fascinating coverage packed with local color and social and political insights." - MBR Bookwatch