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The Gulf States

Author : David Commins
ISBN : 9781780769660
Genre : History
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The geopolitical importance of the Gulf region is a source both of great interest and great tension. David Commins here provides an in-depth narrative of the modern political history of the Gulf States, providing a comprehensive and accessible account of their recent development and strategic importance. Focusing primarily on economic, cultural, religious and social themes from the 14th century to the present, 'The Gulf States' covers key topics of the region's history, from the influence of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Arab dynasties, to oil wealth, modern prosperity and the formation of the Gulf States as we know them today. With the importance and influence of the Gulf States continuing to increase, this book is an invaluable source of information on the Gulf region's development for researchers and students alike.

The Emergence Of The Gulf States

Author : J. E. Peterson
ISBN : 9781472587626
Genre : History
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The Emergence of the Gulf States covers the history of the Gulf from the 18th century to the late 20th century. Employing a broad perspective, the volume brings together experts in the field to consider the region's political, economic and social development. The contributions address key themes including the impact of early history, religious movements, social structures, identity and language, imperialism, 20th-century economic transformation and relations with the wider Indian Ocean and Arab world. The work as a whole provides a new interpretive approach based on new research coupled with extensive reviews of the relevant literature. It offers a valuable contribution to the knowledge of the area and sets a new standard for the future scholarship and understanding of this vital region.

The Making Of The Modern Gulf States

Author : Rosemarie Said Zahlan
ISBN : 9781317291916
Genre : Social Science
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The Gulf States are the focus of great international interest – yet their fabulous evolution from pearl-fishing to oil-drilling, their individuality and variety, are screened by a thick cloud of petro-dollars. This book, first published in 1989, tells the story of their formation, their evolution from colonial dependency to statehood, and their transformation by oil. The result is an informed and balanced picture of the political, economic, religious and cultural character of the area. It is also a story of the powerful families and their sheikhs that have had to hurry these states into the modern world; of the interchanging role of political and economic dependence, the influence of the oil industry, the influx of workers from abroad, and the varying forces acting on the Gulf States.


Author : Allen James Fromherz
ISBN : 9781848851672
Genre : Gas industry
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Drawing on original sources in Arabic, English and French, as well as his own fieldwork in the Middle East, Allen Fromherz offers a multi-faceted picture of the political, cultural, religious, social and economic make-up of modern Qatar, its significance within the GCC states and the wider region.

Palestine And The Gulf States

Author : Rosemarie Said Zahlan
ISBN : 9781135213657
Genre : History
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This final book from Rosemarie Said Zahlan, renowned scholar of Middle East Politics and History, explores the relationships between Palestine and the Gulf since the 1930s. These relationships have ebbed and flowed, crisscrossed barriers and events, and taken on different forms. They have pervaded national, regional and international relationships, have been bilateral and multilateral in nature, and have appeared and disappeared unexpectedly from the public arena. Surprisingly, this network of links and relationships has remained largely unknown. Rosemarie Said Zahlan fills this critical gap and demonstrates how the regional Gulf politics and great power intervention in this part of the world will long continue to be impacted by the abiding non-resolution of the Palestinian problem.

Bahrain Through The Ages

Author : Al-Khalifa
ISBN : 9781136146503
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Persian Gulf And Iraqi Wars

Author : Lawrence J. Zwier
ISBN : 0822508486
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores both ancient and modern history of the Persian Gulf region, with emphasis on Iraq's wars with the United States, Iran, and Kuwait.

Persian Gulf States

Author : Laura Etheredge Assistant Editor, Middle East Geography
ISBN : 9781615303274
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the geography, economy, government, society, cultural life, and history of the Persian Gulf states, including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.

Gulf Security In The Twenty First Century

Author : Christian Koch
ISBN : 1850433860
Genre : History
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The nexus, between regional instability and the preservation of global security is nowhere more tenuous than in the Gulf. Gulf Security in the Twenty-First Century brings together some of the foremost area experts to explore the most pressing issues, including military threats to the region, obstacles to economic development and socio-economic harmonization, and challenges to political stability. In particular, the work examines Iran’s often enigmatic foreign policy vis-à-vis its Gulf neighbors, Iraq’s resurgent military threat, choices and constraints confronting US Middle East policy, and Europe’s inability to identify and pursue a united policy to safeguard its economic interests in the area.

The Silent Revolution

Author : May Seikaly
ISBN : 3940924342
Genre : History
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How immune is the Gulf region to the changes that have engulfed the Arab world since 2011? This volume responds to this question by examining the impact of the Arab Spring on Gulf regimes and societies and contributing to debates on political participation and citizenship; sectarianism, gender and identity formation; as well as the role of the media in exposing the paradoxes of the Gulf system and its relationship to international political actors.

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