Iraqi anti-British nationalism stemmed not only from objection to Western dominance and to the limitations placed by Britain on Iraq’s independence, but was fuelled also by economic distress, social tensions and the identity crises and frustrations among the social groups and strata that had been increasingly exposed to modernization and Westernization.
|Title of host publication
|Demise of the British Empire in the Middle East
|Subtitle of host publication
|Britain's Responses to Nationalist Movements, 1943-55
|Taylor and Francis
|Number of pages
|Published - 1 Jan 2013
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- General Arts and Humanities