The Making of Modern Libya: State Formation, Colonization, and Resistance, 1830-1932

The Making of Modern Libya: State Formation, Colonization, and Resistance, 1830-1932

by Ali Abdullatif Ahmida


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791417621
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 03/03/1994
Series: SUNY series in the Social and Economic History of the Middle East Series
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 0.55(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

About the Author

Ali Abdullatif Ahmida is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at Whitman College.

Table of Contents




A Note on the Transliteration


1. Ecological and Social Origins of Regionalism and Pastoralism: The Myth of the Hilali Conquest

2. Ottoman Social Formation: A Trading and Communal Political Economy, 1830–1911

3. Markets, States, and Class Formation in Tripolitania and Fezzan, 1830–1911

4. The Political Economy of the Sanusiyya: Religion, Trade, and State Formation

5. Reactions to Colonialism: The Politics of Collaboration and Resistance, 1911–1932

Conclusion: Toward the Recovery of Libya's Civil Society


Appendix A. The Rates of Exchange of Other Currencies

Appendix B. Libya's Major Trading Partners, 1885–1910

Appendix C. Volume of Libyan Exports and Imports in 1900

Appendix D. Trading Partners 1899–1902; Imports

Appendix E. Major Trading Partners; Libyan Exports

Appendix F. Transit Trade—Export from Tripoli(1862–1904)





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