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After the Sheikhs The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies

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ISBN-10: 019024450X

ISBN-13: 9780190244507

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christopher Davidson

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The Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia and its five smaller neighbours: the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain) have long been governed by highly autocratic and seemingly anachronistic regimes. Yet despite bloody conflicts on their doorsteps, fast-growing populations, and powerful modernising and globalising forces impacting on their largely conservative societies, they have demonstrated remarkable resilience. Obituaries for these traditional monarchies have frequently been penned, but even now these absolutist, almost medieval, entities still appear to pose the same conundrum as before: in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring and the fall of incumbent presidents in Egypt,…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Publisher: C. Hurst and Company (Publishers) Limited
Publication date: 8/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.43" wide x 5.58" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.880