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Power and politics in the Persian gulf monarchies

Christopher M. Davidson

Power and politics in the Persian gulf monarchies

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Published by C. Hurst & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Monarchy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-187) and index.

    StatementChristopher M. Davidson (editor)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1840 .P68 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25352035M
    ISBN 101849041229, 1849041210
    ISBN 109781849041225, 9781849041218
    LC Control Number2012429403
    OCLC/WorldCa693704796

    politics and international relations of the Gulf countries, with a particular focus on Saudi Arabia. He is author of The International Relations of the Persian Gulf (Cambridge University Press.   For much of the contemporary history of the Middle East, the Persian Gulf has stood at the center of the region’s strategic significance. At the same time, the Gulf has been wracked by political instability and tension. Drawing on the comprehensive knowledge and experience of experts in the region, The International Politics of the Persian Gulf shines a . The International Relations of the Persian Gulf Gregory Gause’s masterful book is the first to offer a comprehensive, narrative account of the international politics in the Persian Gulf across nearly four decades. The story begins in when Britain ended its protectorate relations with the smaller states of the lower Gulf. It traces. Although the role that ideational factors play in Persian Gulf politics is already recognized by other scholars (Adib-Moghaddam, ), there has been little attention to the fact that identity is.


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