The Arab Spring: Change and Resistance in the Middle East

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David Lesch, Mark Haas
Westview Press, Nov 27, 2012 - History - 288 pages
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An illuminating volume by noted experts on the Arab Spring revolutions and their impacts, both in the Middle East and around the world
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Longue
13
The Origins and Consequences
35
Libyas Second Revolution
64
Oil Saudi Arabia and the Spring That Has Not Come
97
Jordan and the Arab Spring
116
Iran
133
Ideological
152
The Victory
174
A Preliminary
195
Same Old Story? Obama and the Arab Uprisings
219
The Arab World at the Intersection
238
About the Contributors
257
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Mark L. Haas is associate professor in the Political Science Department and the Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He is the author of The Clash of Ideologies and The Ideological Origins of Great Power Politics, 1789–1989, and coeditor of The Middle East and the United States (Westview Press).

David W. Lesch is professor of Middle East history and chair of the History Department at Trinity University. Dr. Lesch is the author of several books, including Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad and The New Lion of Damascus, and coeditor of The Middle East and the United States (Westview Press).

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