Syria under Bashar al-Asad: Modernisation and the Limits of Change / Edition 366

Syria under Bashar al-Asad: Modernisation and the Limits of Change / Edition 366

by Volker Perthes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198567502

ISBN-13: 9780198567509

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Syria entered a new phase with the death of its long-serving leader, Hafiz al-Asad, and the accession of his son Bashar in 2000. While the new president has disappointed much of the hopes for political opening which he himself has created, Syria is clearly undergoing a process of change. The author analyses the factors of economic and political change in the

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Syria entered a new phase with the death of its long-serving leader, Hafiz al-Asad, and the accession of his son Bashar in 2000. While the new president has disappointed much of the hopes for political opening which he himself has created, Syria is clearly undergoing a process of change. The author analyses the factors of economic and political change in the country, and gives a portrait of its new leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198567509
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Series:
Adelphi Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.17(d)

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