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Author Owen, Roger, 1935-

Title The rise and fall of Arab presidents for life / Roger Owen.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    352.23 OWE    Available
Description xi, 248 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The search for sovereignty in an insecure world -- The origins of the presidential security state -- Basic components of the regimes -- Centralized state systems in Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, and Algeria -- Presidents as managers in Sudan, Libya, and Yemen -- Constrained presidencies in Lebanon and Iraq after Hussein -- The monarchical security states of Jordan, Morocco, Bahrain, and Oman -- The politics of succession -- The question of Arab exceptionalism -- The sudden fall.
Subject Presidents -- Arab countries -- History.
Presidents -- Middle East -- History.
Monarchy -- Arab countries.
Monarchy -- Middle East.
Authoritarianism -- Arab countries.
Authoritarianism -- Middle East.
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Arab countries -- Kings and rulers.
Middle East -- Kings and rulers.
ISBN 9780674065833 (alk. paper)
0674065832 (alk. paper)

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