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The social origins of the Iran-Iraq War

by W. Thom Workman

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran,
  • Iraq,
  • Iran.,
  • Iraq.
    • Subjects:
    • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Causes.,
    • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Social aspects -- Iran.,
    • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Social aspects -- Iraq.,
    • Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.,
    • Iraq -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementW. Thom Workman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.719 .W67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 179 p. ;
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419389M
      ISBN 101555874606
      LC Control Number93029380

      Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context. In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay.   Military Implications of the War. The Iran Iraq war was not only the longest war in the twentieth century, it was the last conventional war in history. Most of the war routine was made of armored and infantry battles, artillery and air strikes. However, in two aspects this war signaled a .

      With the Iran-Iraq War, followed by the August Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the United States began to realize that the most serious threat to its interests was from within the region and not from outside powers, i.e., the Soviet Union.   The Iran-Iraq War of to was a grinding, bloody, and in the end, completely pointless conflict. It was sparked by the Iranian Revolution, led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which overthrew Shah Pahlavi in Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, who despised the Shah, welcomed this change, but his joy turned to alarm when the Ayatollah began calling for a Shi'a revolution in Iraq Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

      Iran-Iraq War (–88), prolonged military conflict between Iran and Iraq. Estimates of total casualties range from 1,, to twice that number. Fighting was ended by a cease-fire, though the resumption of normal diplomatic relations and the withdrawal of troops did not take place until   The war stopped when Iran accepted UN Security council Resolution , leading to a 20 August cease-fire. Thus, the war in a sense no winner, and both countries suffered from the war. Iran-Iraq war caused an enormous ecomomic, military and social problems to both Iran and Iraq. for both fronts it was a TOTAL WAR


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The social origins of the Iran-Iraq War by W. Thom Workman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The war was very useful to both sides. Workman includes excellent quotes from both Khomeini's and Saddam's radio addresses as well as many other primary and secondary references. May I suggest another book to round out study of this war. "The Iran-Iraq War: Chaos in a Vacuum" by Stephen C.

Pelletiere, New York: Praeger Publishers, Cited by: 1. Introduction: Toward the Critical Contemplation of the Iran-Iraq War --Pt. The Social Origins of the War. Social Transformation and Revolution in Iran. The Tenuous Social Base of the Bath Regime in Iraq.

The Drift to War --Pt. The Social Foundations of the Protracted War. The War and Clerical Consolidation in Iran. Iran-Iraq War, –88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq.

It officially began on Sept. 22,with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns since Sept.

These social costs are the greatest legacy of the Iran-I raq war; its lingering social effects will be felt for many years to come. This paper calls attention to the social costs of the war through an exploration of its social foundations. The Iran-Iraq war wa s largely engendered through the play of.

Finds the origins of the Iran-Iraq war in the radical socioeconomic changes within each country as they were both being swept into the global economy. Concludes that the war strengthened both governments and did nothing to alleviate the oppression of subordinate social groups in either.

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It explores the American attitudes toward blacks in the 17th and 18th-century. Exploring the key historical, political, and social underpinnings, James DeFronzo analyzes the impact of this defining war in the Middle East.

The Iraq War explains the compelling and interrelated sociological and political forces that led to war, accounting for important aspects of the occupation, the development of the resistance, and the conflict's influence on other nations.

Get this from a library. The Iraq War: origins and consequences. [James DeFronzo] -- This volume explores the key historical, political, and social underpinnings of the United States' war in Iraq that began in The author explains the interrelated sociological and political.

The Iran-Iraq War is one of the largest, yet least documented conflicts in the history of the Middle East. Drawing from an extensive cache of captured Iraqi government records, this book is the first comprehensive military and strategic account of the war through the lens of the Iraqi regime and its senior military commanders.

The Iraq War book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Exploring the key historical, political, and social underpinnings, Jame /5. The Iran–Iraq War (Persian: جنگ ایران و عراق ‎) (Arabic: حرب الخليج الأولى ‎) began on 22 Septemberwhen Iraq invaded Iran, and it ended on 20 Augustwhen Iran accepted the UN-brokered wanted to replace Iran as the dominant Persian Gulf state, and was worried the Iranian Revolution would lead Iraq's Shi'ite majority to rebel Location: Iran, Iraq, Persian Gulf.

book to which special attention should be paid by the American foreign-policy community as well as by all those working in the field of peace studies. THOM WORKMAN, The Social Origins of the Iran-Iraq War (Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, ). REVIEWED BY FAWAZ A. GERGES, Center of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson.

Commanders and leaders ; Ruhollah Khomeini Supreme Leader of Iran. Abulhassan Banisadr 1st President of Iran Mohammad-Ali Rajai † 2nd President of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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If someone had absolutely no background in Middle Eastern history, they would come away with the impression that Iraq was completely blameless, when in fact Iraq initially began the by: After World War I, Iraq passed from the failing Ottoman Empire to British n established the Kingdom of Iraq in In the 14 July Revolution ofthe king was deposed and the Republic of Iraq was declared.

Inthe Ba'ath Party staged a coup d'état and was in turn toppled by another coup in the same year, but managed to retake power in Iran-Iraq War, -- Social aspects -- Iran. Iran-Iraq War, -- Social aspects -- Iraq. Iran -- Politics and government -- Iran -- Politics and government -- Iraq -- Politics and government.

Contents. Introduction: Toward the Critical Contemplation of the Iran-Iraq War Pt. The Social Origins of the War. The Iran-Iraq War. Like the embassy takeover, the Iran-Iraq War () is viewed in Iran as part of its struggle against the United States. Unlike the hostage crisis, however, the Iran-Iraq War does not arouse strong emotions among Americans, if it is remembered at all.

This article seeks to assess changes in the roles of Iranian women as a result of the Iran-Iraq War of – Its intellectual basis derives from the general social science idea that war is Author: Elaheh Koolaee.

The origins of the Iran-Iraq war are geopolitical in two essential ways. Territorial issues, including the Shatt al-Arab boundary and five other zones, were a direct cause of contention. During the eight years between Iraq’s formal declaration of war on Septemand Iran’s acceptance of a cease-fire with effect on Jat the very least half a million and.Rethinking the Legacies of the Iran–Iraq War: Veterans, the Basij, and Social Resistance in Iran With Neema Noori The post-revolutionary organizational rearrangements of the Iranian state took place as an unintended consequence of the Iran-Iraq War from to —a long war, especially in the context of Middle Eastern : Neema Noori.The Iraq War: origins and consequences Item Preview political, and social underpinnings of the United States' war in Iraq that began in The author explains the interrelated sociological and political forces that led to war, accounting for important aspects of the occupation, the development of the resistance, and the conflict's.