Iraq and Gulf Analysis

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Archive for July, 2006

Britain in Basra: Past Experiences and Current Challenges

Posted by Reidar Visser on Tuesday, 11 July 2006 17:51

[Paper presented to the Global Gulf conference, University of Exeter, 4–6 July 2006 and originally titled “Melting Pot of the Gulf? Cosmopolitanism and Its Limits in the Experience of Basra’s British Community, 1890–1940”; published here with some additional reflections on multi-culturalism in contemporary Basra and the current British role in the city.]

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