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The Prince of the Marshes

And Other Occupational Hazards of A Year in Iraq
Stewart, Rory (Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A British diplomat, named deputy governor of Amarah and Nasiriya in Iraq at the end of 2003, recounts how he negotiated hostage releases, held elections, and worked to organize a social infrastructure for millions of beleaguered Iraqi citizens.
Authors: Stewart, Rory
Title: The prince of the marshes
and other occupational hazards of a year in Iraq
Publisher: Orlando, Fla : Harvest, 2007
Edition: 1st Harvest ed
Characteristics: xviii, 405 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., maps ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Rory Stewart
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, Inc., c2006
Contents: Introduction
Capitalist-imperialist-crusader
Waking up dead
Mordor
The prince of the marshes
The British camp
Regeneration
The general
Civil affairs
Persia
Ice cream
Baklava
Pagoda
The supervisory committee
High command
Death of hero
Friday prayers
And would not stay for an answer
Resolutions
Blood money
Resignation
Summit
Iraqi pastoral
Al-Mutanabi street
Rural rides
Deputy
The paths that lead to destruction
Import substitution industrialization
Jobs
Mutiny
Sheikhs
Precautions
The Islamic call
Sadrines
Majority and minority
Poet
Our successors
Departures
Trust
A new chief
Death by the office wall
Credibility
Nasiriyah
Arrivals
Morning meeting
A second governor
Sage of the assembly
Mudhif
Ali Zeidi
Police
Echoes from the frontiers
Kidnapped
Rewarding friends
Foreign elements
Return to the Green Zone
The rule of law
Besieged
The quick reaction force
Kabul
Reprise
Final days
Leaders
Last days in Amara
Handing over
Summary: A British diplomat, named deputy governor of Amarah and Nasiriya in Iraq at the end of 2003, recounts how he negotiated hostage releases, held elections, and worked to organize a social infrastructure for millions of beleaguered Iraqi citizens.
ISBN: 0156032791
9780156032797
Branch Call Number: 956.70443 S851p 2007
Subject Headings: British Iraq Stewart, Rory Travel Iraq Iraq Social life and customs 21st century Iraq Description and travel
Topical Term: British
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A British diplomat, named deputy governor of Amarah and Nasiriya in Iraq at the end of 2003, recounts how he negotiated hostage releases, held elections, and worked to organize a social infrastructure for millions of beleaguered Iraqi citizens. Eye-opening and mind-boggling.


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