Iraq: Cradle of Civilisation (1991)

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  • Featuring

    Michael Wood

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Michael Wood travels through Iraq on a journey that takes him from Kurdish citadels to the desert ruins of ancient cities, from the Garden of eden to Babylon and Baghdad, and discusses how the tragic legacy of Iraq's past has shaped not only the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein, but also the lives of the rest of the world.

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