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The Iran-Iraq War

Nigel John Ashton

The Iran-Iraq War

new international perspectives

by Nigel John Ashton

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diplomatic history,
  • Influence,
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nigel Ashton and Bryan R. Gibson
    SeriesCold War history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS318.85 .I74 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25367695M
    ISBN 109780415685245, 9780203074787
    LC Control Number2012025959

    Book Binding:Paperback / softback. The Iran-Iraq War: Impact and Implications. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Seller Rating: % positive. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Iraq and the origins of the Iran-Iraq War --Iran and the politics of the war --Iraqi politics and war strategies --Iran: war and society --The impact of the war on Iraqi politics --The impact of the war on Iraqi politics --Iran: the war and the.   The Iran-Iraq war was one of the largest and longest conventional interstate wars since the Korean War ended in At least a half million lives were lost and over another million injured. Filed under: Iran-Iraq War, Lessons Learned: The Iran-Iraq War (), by Stephen C. Pellitiere and Douglas V. Johnson (HTML at ) An Open Letter From President Saddam Hussein to the Rulers of Iran, August 2, (Baghdad: Dar al-Ma'mun for Translation and Publishing, ), by Saddam Hussein (multiple formats at ).


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Helion commences its multi-part study of The Iran-Iraq War with "The Battle For Khuzestan, September May " – available in North America from Casemate. Contents broadly follow the publisher's "@ War" histories format. Coverage initially recaps political and military backdrops to the war – chiefly border disputes.