Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Cover; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 A Revolutionary Wave?; What is the Arab world?; How homogeneous is the Arab world?; Why do Arabs identify with one another?; What was political life in the Arab world like on the eve of the uprisings?; Why have authoritarian governments been so common in the Arab world?; What was the state of the economy in the Arab world on the eve of the uprisings?; What benefits did Arab regimes originally promise their populations?; Why and how did Arab regimes renege on the promises they had made to their populations?