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Living in Romantic Baghdad
An American Memoir of Teaching and Travel in Iraq, 1924–1947

Ida Donges Staudt

Edited by John Joseph

Cloth $29.95    |    978-0-8156-0994-0    |    2012

"Provides valuable insight into the diversity of the Iraqi people, their ancient and modern history, and the beauty of their land."—Susan Chenard, Gateway Community College, New Haven, Connecticut

"Shows how an intelligent, energetic American woman from the early twentieth century interacted open-mindedly and warmheartedly with a very different culture, and it gives us a sense of what Iraq could have become, if history had taken another course."—Judith Caesar, author of Writing Off the Beaten Track: Reflections of the Meaning of Travel and Culture in the Middle East

  Living in Romantic Baghdad

  John Joseph is professor emeritus at Franklin and Marshall College. He graduated from the American School for Boys in Baghdad in 1941 and taught at the school’s intermediate division for four years.

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6 x 9, 296 pages, 1 black-and-white illustration, 1 map, glossary, notes, bibliography, index

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