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Politics and Power in the Maghreb Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco from Independence to the Arab Spring

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ISBN-10: 0231703244

ISBN-13: 9780231703246

Edition: 2012

Authors: Michael J. Willis

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The overthrow of President Ben Ali's Tunisian regime on January 14, 2011, took the world by surprise. This massive popular revolt shook the foundations of a small Arab country few knew anything about, and its effect on the wider Arab world prompted an inquiry into why there had been so little awareness of Tunisian unrest until now. It also revealed a general ignorance about western parts of the Arab world surrounding Tunisa, particularly the Maghreb region, which usually attracts only a tiny fraction of the foreign interest directed toward Egypt, the Levant, and the Gulf.This book examines the politics of central Maghreb's three states -- Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco -- since gaining…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/21/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Note on Transliteration
Introduction
The Imprint of History
Post-Independence State-Building
The Military
Political Parties
Islamist Movements
The Berber Question
Politics and Economics
Regional Relations
International Relations
Conclusion
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index