|Title:||The Iraqi Revolution: one year of progress and achievement, 1958-1959|
|Author:||14th of July Celebration Committee|
|Publisher:||The Times Press|
|File:||PDF, 250 MB|
14th of July Celebration Committee. The Iraqi Revolution: one year of progress and achievement, 1958-1959. Baghdad: The Times Press, 1959, 126 p.
This book is an abridged translation of the original Arabic version issued to mark the first anniversary of the 14th July Revolution.
Since publication of the original version, a number of addi-tions and changes have taken place in the names and scopes of certain ministries and Governmental departments. These changes are as follows:
The Ministry of Trade replaces the Ministry of Economics.
The Ministry of Industry replaces the Directorate General of Industry, and the Third Technical Section.
The Ministry of Oil replaces the Oil Refineries Administration, and the General Committee of Oil Affairs.
The Ministry of Agrarian Reform replaces the Directorate General of Agrarian Reform, and the Application of Agrarian Reform Law.
The Ministry of Works and Housing replaces the Fifth Technical Section, and the Directorate General of Building.
It has been found necessary to employ a number of Arabic words for which no exact equivalent exists in English. Brief explanations of these words are given in the Glossary.
Staff Brigadier Ali Ghalib Aziz
Head of the Committee of the 14th July Celebrations
Below is the explanation of some Arabic words for which no exact English equivalents exist. The words are arranged according to their alphabetical order.
Barazanis: A Kurdish tribe that inhabits some northern areas of Iraq.
Donum: A measure of area equivalent to 2,500 square metres.
I’asha: The Directorate General of I’asha is responsible for the distribution of subsadised flour to certain bakeries in the poorer parts of cities, towns and villages.
I.D. (Iraqi Dinar): An Iraqi currency equivalent to one pound Sterling.
Kadha: An administrative division within the Liwa.
Liwa: An administrative division. Iraq is divided to 14 Liwas.
Meshara: The same as donum.
Miri: State. Miri-land is State-owned land.
Mutasarif: The administrative head of a Liwa.
Nahiyah: An administrative divison within the Kadha.
Sarifa: A mud-house.
Taswiyah: The Law of Taswiyah or settle-ment is the legislation according to whose ruling the boundaries of estates are fixed and disputes are settled.
Turkmans: The Turkish settlers in Iraq, numbering about half a million.