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Author Gelvin, James L., 1951-
Title The Arab uprisings [electronic resource] : what everyone needs to know / James L. Gelvin.
Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents 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?
Subject Protest movements -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
Protest movements -- Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Protest movements -- Middle East.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Gelvin, James L., 1951- Arab uprisings. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012 9780199891771 (DLC) 2011041925
ISBN 9780199891764 (electronic bk.)
0199891761 (electronic bk.)
9780199891771
019989177X
9780199891757
0199891753
1280594365
9781280594366
Standard No. 9786613624192
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