Three Kings in Baghdad: The Tragedy of Iraq's Monarchy
This is the tragic story of the short-lived Iraqi monarchy. The first king of Iraq, Faisal I, was installed by the British in 1921. Faisal, who had led the Arab Revolt and fought alongside T.E. Lawrence, was a major player in the politics of the Middle East. He was also, most importantly, pro-British and thus 'suitable' to lead an independent Iraq. His son and successor, G...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published April 15th 2008 by I. B. Tauris
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