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The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know [James L. Gelvin, Mark Moseley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beginning in. In an engaging question-and-answer format, The Arab Uprisings explores Exploring the uprisings in Libya and Yemen, Gelvin explains why. Employing an engaging question-and-answer format, The Arab Uprisings Gelvin begins with an overview-What were the conditions in the Arab world that led.

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How have foreign powers intervened on the side of the Syrian government? How widespread was corruption in Tunisia and Egypt? Please provide an email address.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? How did the initial phase of the Egyptian uprising play itself out? You submitted the following rating and review. Is the Arab world homogeneous? James Gelvin Limited preview – Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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Beginning in December popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. You’ve successfully reported this review. Oxford University Press- History – pages. Afghanistan from the Cold Kprisings through the War on Terror.

Where did the demand for human and democratic rights come from? Reconsidering the possible historical significance of the uprisings Gelvin explores what this means for the United States and Iran.

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Gelvin avoids easy answers for the hard one, and never prefers simple theory to complex realities. One Hundred Years of War. What was political life in the Arab world like on the eve of the uprisings? What sparked the Arab uprisings?

Updates the situation in individual countries affected by the uprisings Shifts the emphasis from the initial upheaval itself to the spinning out of the revolutionary process Reconsiders the possible historical significance of the uprisings.

Why did populations wanting change in the Arab world have to take to the streets?

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What are the five biggest myths about the Egyptian Aarab What was the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood? What is Why did efforts to fill the post-uprisings political void in Yemen and Libya flounder? Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen. He writes it is not possible to pinpoint where the initial demands for democracy and human rights came from.

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Employing an engaging question-and-answer format, The Arab Uprisings explores the revolutionary protests that have rocked the Arab world since late Yemen and Libya What did the political systems of Yemen and Libya have in common before the uprisings? Algeria, which experts assumed would experience a major upheaval after Egypt’s, and Syria, which experts failed to foresee.

We appreciate your feedback. Gelvin begins with an overview-What were the conditions in the Arab world that led to the uprisings? What was the role of Islamic groups in the two uprisings? Engaging the Muslim World.

A Very Brief History. Gelvin’s claim to provide “what everyone needs to know” does not unduly exaggerate the usefulness of the book for students and other nonspecialists.

Of particular worth is James Gelvin’s ability to show how the protests are interlinked, yet also independent uprisints each other.

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