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Cultural cleansing in Iraq [electronic resource] : why museums were looted, libraries burned and academics murdered / edited by Raymond W. Baker, Shereen T. Ismael and Tareq Y. Ismael.

Contributor(s): Baker, Raymond William, 1942- | Ismael, Shereen T | Ismael, Tareq Y.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Pluto Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xii, 298 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849643993 (electronic bk.); 1849643997 (electronic bk.); 0745328121 (pbk.); 9780745328126 (pbk.); 074532813X; 9780745328133.Subject(s): Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Destruction and pillage | Cultural property -- Protection -- Iraq | Iraq -- Intellectual life | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | Irakkrieg | Kulturgut | Zerst�orung | Geistesleben | IrakGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural cleansing in Iraq.DDC classification: 363.6909567 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Formulating and executing the policy of cultural cleansing -- Ending the Iraqi state / Raymond W. Baker, Shereen T. Ismael, and Tareq Y. Ismael -- Cultural cleansing in comparative perspective / Glenn E. Perry -- Policy in motion : the assault on Iraq's incomparable history -- Archaeology and the strategies of war / Zainab Bahrani -- The current status of the archaeological heritage of Iraq / Abbas al-Hussainy -- Negligent mnemocide and the shattering of Iraqi collective memory / Nabil al-Takriti -- Policy in motion : the present and the future -- Killing the intellectual class : academics as targets / Dirk Adriaensens -- Wiping the slate clean / Max Fuller and Dirk Adriaensens -- Death, displacement, or flight / Dahr Jamail -- The purging of minds / Philip Marfleet -- Minorities in Iraq : the other victims / Mokhtar Lamani -- Appendix 1 : Reflections on death anxiety and university professors in Iraq / Faris K.O. Nadhmi -- Appendix 2 : List of murdered academics.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I Formulating and executing the policy of cultural cleansing -- Ending the Iraqi state / Raymond W. Baker, Shereen T. Ismael, and Tareq Y. Ismael -- Cultural cleansing in comparative perspective / Glenn E. Perry -- Part II Policy in motion : the assault on Iraq's incomparable history -- Archaeology and the strategies of war / Zainab Bahrani -- The current status of the archaeological heritage of Iraq / Abbas al-Hussainy -- Negligent mnemocide and the shattering of Iraqi collective memory / Nabil al-Takriti -- Part III Policy in motion : the present and the future -- Killing the intellectual class : academics as targets / Dirk Adriaensens -- Wiping the slate clean / Max Fuller and Dirk Adriaensens -- Death, displacement, or flight / Dahr Jamail -- The purging of minds / Philip Marfleet -- Minorities in Iraq : the other victims / Mokhtar Lamani -- Appendix 1 : Reflections on death anxiety and university professors in Iraq / Faris K.O. Nadhmi -- Appendix 2 : List of murdered academics.

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