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Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Jan 13, Naeem rated it liked it Recommends it for: Martin di Caro. The premise is to invite Iraqis to speak and thereby create an archive.
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This non-representation probably amounts to a large section of Iraqi life. Each required more context than was provided.
Of course, this would have made the book 8, pages. But at the v The premise is to invite Iraqis to speak and thereby create an archive. But at the very least I wanted more details about each person's immediate life. And I suspect the interviews the questions and interventions are deleted, if not always are leading even in the absence of explicit interaction.
Each statement appears to be a monologue. This cannot be right since the reader knows that even a prepared script is a response to prompts produced by the archivists or by the circumstances of Iraqi life. What drives the reader mad is the absence of these prompts, the deletion of context. I wanted to leave the book after reading each excerpt.senjouin-renkai.com/wp-content/spyware/sony-handycam-qr-code.php
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But I kept taking it up to read the next one. While each and every excerpt was wretched reading both as form and content , the cumulative effect is powerful. Here is a the perfect example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. No part of the book works and yet together they make a compelling picture. I would consider using this for a course. Jul 07, Michael Logan rated it it was amazing.
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Very interesting to read. Broad scope of interviews. However, because the interviews are short, their content eventually starts to get a little bit repetitive. Sep 19, Martin rated it really liked it Shelves: books-read-in One of the saddest books I've ever read. Jul 29, Lonnie Johnson rated it it was amazing. This book dissolved all of my preconceived notions and political biases about the United States occupation if Iraq in The oral histories in this book were eye opening and illustrated the reality that the conflict was extremely complicated and can't be illustrated in terms of right and wrong.
Samantha Fries rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Leo rated it it was amazing Apr 15, David rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Emma Sotillo rated it really liked it Jul 13, Kent rated it really liked it Dec 24, Charles Brooks rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Julianna Voyles rated it liked it Mar 04, Terry Jastrow rated it liked it Apr 04, Emily Pulley rated it really liked it Apr 15, Michaela rated it really liked it Feb 22, Steven Dunn rated it really liked it Jul 13, Catherine Colby rated it it was amazing May 07, Mike Glassman rated it really liked it Jul 05, Anne Cumming rated it liked it Jun 22, Ahmed Addnan Negim rated it liked it Apr 20, Kjes rated it liked it Aug 28, Mary Robison rated it really liked it Mar 05, Ian Weissman rated it liked it Mar 18, Will Plucker rated it really liked it Apr 29, David rated it liked it Nov 27, Joel Trono-Doerksen rated it really liked it May 19, Ibrahim marked it as to-read May 25, D marked it as to-read Jun 25, Lizzy marked it as to-read Oct 24, Major James Michael Few is an active duty armor officer with multiple tours in various command and staff positions in Iraq.
Currently, he serves as the editor of Small Wars Journal. Michael Few is a retired military officer who served multiple combat tours to Iraq including the Thunder Runs and The Surge, and he currently serves as the editor of Small Wars Journal. I actually finished reading this book today. I would go even further than Mike here and venture that it could be seen as a classic in years to come. Stories of multiple car bombs in Baghdad, sectarian torture with power tools and other gruesome facts of the Iraq conflict were just another snippet of news for anyone interested a couple of years ago.
This book finally tells the horror of the war at length as seen by Iraqis- not just from a single quote at the site of a bomb blast, or "an Iraqi policeman whose name has been withheld because he was not authorised to release the information". Anyone unsure of how serious the sectarian violence in Iraq was need look no further than this book.
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