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  • Oman and Muscat: An Early Modern History book cover

    Oman and Muscat

    An Early Modern History, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Risso

    During the early modern period Oman held a key position in the trade routes whereby the Muslim world dominated indigenous trade in the Indian Ocean. In the second half of the eighteenth century, Oman broke free from foreign political control and became the dominant economic and naval force in the…

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  • Oman in the Twentieth Century: Political Foundations of an Emerging State book cover

    Oman in the Twentieth Century

    Political Foundations of an Emerging State, 1st Edition

    By J.E. Peterson

    Oman was ruled by the Al Bu Sa’id for 250 years, and during this period the fortunes of the state varied considerably. But in July 1970, as a result of a palace coup, the state abruptly turned away from isolation and traditions of the past. The most obvious alteration was in the dramatic change in…

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  • Oman: the Modernization of the Sultanate book cover

    Oman: the Modernization of the Sultanate

    1st Edition

    By Calvin H. Allen, Jr

    Until the 1970s Oman was an isolated, almost medieval kingdom, virtually unknown to the outside world. The 1970 palace coup that brought Sultan Qaboos b. Sa’id Al-Sa’id to power also brought Oman into the twentieth century. Development programmes made modernization a rapid process, and Oman’s…

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  • The United Arab Emirates: A Modern History book cover

    The United Arab Emirates

    A Modern History, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Morsy Abdullah

    The British withdrawal from the Gulf in 1971 brought to an end the British Imperial era in the history of the Trucial States and marked the birth of the United Arab Emirates. This book, first published in 1978, establishes the political, social, economic and cultural heritage of the UAE and…

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  • The Yemen Arab Republic: The Politics of Development, 1962-1986 book cover

    The Yemen Arab Republic

    The Politics of Development, 1962-1986, 1st Edition

    By Robert D. Burrowes

    Examining political and socioeconomic change in the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR), this book, first published in 1987, focuses primarily on the quarter century following the overthrow of the imamate in 1962. The problems and politics of the period’s republican leaders and their regimes are analysed…

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  • The Yemen: A Secret Journey book cover

    The Yemen

    A Secret Journey, 1st Edition

    By Hans Helfritz

    When this book was first published in 1958, Arabia was even then one of the least known corners of the globe. The foreigner was strictly forbidden from entering, except those with the Imam’s personal consent, and then under close supervision. Foreigners were only allowed as far as the capital, and…

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  • Yemen: the Search for a Modern State book cover

    Yemen: the Search for a Modern State

    1st Edition

    By J.E. Peterson

    The development of North Yemen in the twentieth century was one of the most interesting features of the Arabian Peninsula. After the traumas of the civil war which embroiled Nasser’s Egypt, the country emerged from its traditional tribal heritage into the modern world. Sandwiched between Saudi…

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  • The Arab Gulf and the Arab World book cover

    The Arab Gulf and the Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    This book, first published in 1988, compiles selected contributions to a symposium on ‘The Gulf and the Arab World’ held by the Centre for Arab Gulf Studies at Exeter University, UK, in July 1986. The historical perspective was considered to be a prerequisite for focusing on modern developments,…

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  • Arab Voices: The human rights debate in the Middle East book cover

    Arab Voices

    The human rights debate in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Dwyer

    This book, first published in 1991, moves beyond sensational headlines to explore how Middle Eastern men and women speak and feel about the societies in which they live. Kevin Dwyer makes use of extensive research and interview material from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco and combines first-hand…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Administration and Development in the Arab World: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Administration and Development in the Arab World

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Jamil Jreisat

    This book, first published in 1986, examines the literature on administration, human resources and development in the Arab world. It emphasizes contemporary societies and their internal dynamics, the least known and most critical aspects of Arabic studies.…

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  • The Changing Middle Eastern City book cover

    The Changing Middle Eastern City

    1st Edition

    Edited by G.H. Blake, R.I. Lawless

    The Middle East, defined here as extending from Morocco to Iran and Turkey to Sudan, lies at the crossroads of three continents – Africa, Asia and Europe. With the largest reserves of petroleum in the world its importance is well beyond its physical size and population. Rapid urban growth has…

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  • Jews in Nineteenth-Century Egypt book cover

    Jews in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Landau

    Although nineteenth-century Egyptian Jewry was an active and creative part of society, this work from 1969 is the main comprehensive work devoted to an analysis and appraisal of its activities. The period under review commences with the fall of the Mamluk regime in Egypt, and the incipient…

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