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Oman Under Qaboos
From Coup to Constitution, 1970-1996





ISBN 9780714682273
Published July 31, 2002 by Routledge
272 Pages

 
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This is an examination of the political, economic and social development of Oman from the accession Sultan Qaboos in a palace coup in 1970 to the promulation of the basic law of 1996. The book argues that the sultanate does not follow the "rentier" model but the patriarchal tradition.

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