State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East
Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)
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Description: This third edition continues to explore the emergence of individual Middle Eastern states since the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War and the key themes that have characterised the region since then.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publication date: 8/23/2004
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Roger Owen is A. J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.
|List of illustrations|
|List of abbreviations|
|States and state-building|
|The end of empires: the emergence of the modern Middle Eastern states|
|The growth of state power in the Arab world: the single-party regimes|
|The growth of state power in the Arab world under family rule, and the Libyan alternative|
|Arab nationalism, Arab unity and the practice of intra-Arab state relations|
|State and politics in Israel, Iran and Turkey from the Second World War|
|The remaking of the Middle Eastern political environment between the two Gulf Wars|
|Themes in contemporary Middle Eastern politics|
|The politics of economic restructuring|
|Parties, elections and the vexed question of democracy in the Arab world|
|The politics of religious revival|
|The military in and out of politics|
|Some important non-state actors|
|The impact of the 11 September attacks|
|America attempts to remake the Middle East|
|Conclusion: the Middle East at the beginning of the twenty-first century|