A History of Modern Libya

A History of Modern Libya

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by Dirk Vandewalle
     
 

This updated edition of the history of Libya charts developments since 2005 through civil war and Qadhafi's demise.See more details below

Overview

This updated edition of the history of Libya charts developments since 2005 through civil war and Qadhafi's demise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521850483
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Dirk Vandewalle is Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. He is the author of A History of Modern Libya (2006) and Libya Since Independence: Oil and State-Building (1998). He is the editor of North Africa: Development and Reform in a Changing Global Economy (1996) and Qadhafi's Libya: 1969–1994 (1995).

Table of Contents

Introduction : Libya, the enigmatic oil state1
1"A tract which is wholly sand ..." (Herodotus)11
2Italy's fourth shore and decolonization, 1911-195024
3The Sanusi monarchy as accidental state, 1951-196943
4A Libyan sandstorm : from monarchy to republic, 1969-197377
5The Green Book's stateless society, 1973-198697
6The limits of the revolution, 1986-2000139
7Fork in the road : Libya in the twenty-first century175

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