"An insider's guide to Iraqi culture.... The book's many vignettes of daily life will be engrossing for U.S. readers curious about this undiscovered country."-Slate.com Saddam Hussein's regime has fallen, but still too easily we overlook the most ...
ost vital aspect of Iraq's reconstruction: the Iraqi people themselves. In The New Iraq, Joseph Braude tells the story of a country in flux.
The New Iraq's riveting portrayal of Iraqi society sheds light on a world unknown to Westerners due to the country's decade-long international isolation. It confronts the challenges that lie ahead, outlining the transformation of Iraq's political system and military, its business and industry, its entertainment and media, and its religion and educational system. Impressively researched and cogently argued, The New Iraq challenges all of us, from many countries and walks of life, to help reintegrate Iraq into the world community.