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Published: 17 May 2018

304 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190843311


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Compulsion in Religion

Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Samuel Helfont

  • One of the first books to examine Iraqi state and Ba'th Party Archives, and the first book on this subject to use Ba'th Party records
  • Provides a new explanation for Saddam Hussein's instrumentalizing of Islam in the 1990s and 2000s
  • Offers a new explanation for the rise of religious insurgencies in post-2003 Iraq
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