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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What are the fissures that might divide Yemen in the future? What assistance has the Helvin of Syria provided? 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.

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How did decisions made by governing parties affect the course of uprisings there? Who is Bashar al-Assad? Arsb did the demand for human and democratic rights come from? When will we know their historical meaning? Algeria, which experts assumed would experience a major upheaval after Egypt’s, and Syria, which experts failed to foresee.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Have the uprisings strengthened or weakened al-Qaeda? What Everyone Needs to Know What everyone needs to know. Why did the armies in Tunisia and Egypt refuse to put down the initial uprisings?

He then looks at the monarchies of Morocco, Jordan, and kprisings Gulf, exploring the commonalities and differences of protest movements in each. Employing an engaging question-and-answer format, The Arab Uprisings explores the revolutionary protests that have rocked the Arab world since late Gelvin’s claim to provide “what everyone needs to know” does not unduly exaggerate the usefulness of the book for students and other nonspecialists.


Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! How have foreign powers intervened on the side of the Syrian government? You submitted the following rating and review. What role have tribes played in Yemen and Libya? In the final chapter, he discusses the implications of the uprisings.

Even specialists in contemporary Arab affairs will benefit in some ways, notably by using it as a iprisings in their own teaching and general writings. Reconsidering the possible historical significance of the uprisings Gelvin explores what this means for the United States and Iran.

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How did the demand for human rights and democracy strike roots in the Arab world? Of particular worth is James Gelvin’s ability to show how the protests are interlinked, yet also independent of each other. How did the Syrian regime deal with the uprising?

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To purchase this item, please add the product to your basket and click the Shopping basket link above to view your basket and continue. It remains to be seen, writes Gelvin, whether the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt will mean the end of autocracy.


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How did the uprising in Syria begin? Will the state system in the Arab world survive the Arab uprisings? Was the uprising in Egypt like that of Tunisia? Has al-Qaeda been strengthened or weakened?

The price listed on this page is the recommended retail price for Japan. Why uprisongs the Egyptian military overthrow the Muslim Brotherhood government? In the final chapter, he discusses the implications of the uprisings.

What effects have they had on the Israel-Palestine conflict? Where did the demands for human and democratic rights and social and economic justice come from? Have the uprisings spread beyond the Arab world?

What do they say about the viability of the Arab state system? Who is the What is the Islamist opposition in Syria like? James Gelvin Limited preview – How did the regimes in Tunisia and Egypt attempt to control upriaings populations? We appreciate your feedback. Why did outside powers intervene in Libya? January 19, Imprint: Why do Arabs identify with one another? Is civil War in Libya in the cards? What is the “Islamic State “? How did the Tunisian uprising catch fire?