A History of Modern Yemen

A History of Modern Yemen

by Paul Dresch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521790921

ISBN-13: 9780521790925

Pub. Date: 12/07/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Yemen's modern history is unique and deserves to be better understood. While the borders of most Middle East states were defined by colonial powers after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, a single Yemeni state was not formed until 1990. In fact, much of Yemen's twentieth-century history was taken up constructing such a state, forged after years of civil war. The

Overview

Yemen's modern history is unique and deserves to be better understood. While the borders of most Middle East states were defined by colonial powers after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, a single Yemeni state was not formed until 1990. In fact, much of Yemen's twentieth-century history was taken up constructing such a state, forged after years of civil war. The book is augmented by illustrations, maps and a detailed chronology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521790925
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/07/2000
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Turkey, Britain, and Imam Yahya: the years around 1900; 2. Yahya and the British: 1918–1948; 3. A new form of politics: the 1950s; 4. Revolutions and civil wars: the 1960s; 5. Two Yemeni states in the 1970s; 6. Yemen in a wider world: politics and economics through the 1980s; 7. United Yemen.

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