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Peter Sluglett

Phil Sluglett has a BA from Cambridge and a D.Phil from Oxford. He has taught as a Research Professor at the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore, Middle Eastern History at the University of Durham and at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, where he was Director of the University’s Middle East Centre.

He has published widely on the modern history of Iraq, including Iraq since 1958: from Revolution to Dictatorship, and Britain in Iraq: Contriving King and Country. He has also edited and contributed to The Urban Social History of the Middle East 1750-1950, Syria and Bilad al-Sham under Ottoman Rule: Essays in Honour of Abdul-Karim Rafeq, and Writing the Modern History of Iraq: Historiographical and Political Challenges.