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Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000 Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict
Edwin Black

Description: Author Edwin Black explores the history of Iraq in his new book, "Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000 Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict." It chronicles Iraq from the days of Mohammed to the Mongols to the Ottoman Empire to the present day. The author stresses the importance that oil has played throughout Iraq's history as well as the role it will continue to play in the future.

Author Bio: Edwin Black is also the author of "IBM and the Holocaust," "The Transfer Agreement," and "War Against the Weak." Mr. Black has written for New York Times, Reform Judaism, Der Spiegel, and L'Express.

Publisher: Wiley 111 River Street Hoboken, NJ 07030

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