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False dawn : protest, democracy, and violence in the new Middle East

Author: Steven A Cook
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the past five years, moving from Turkey to Tunisia to Yemen to Iraq to Egypt and beyond, ultimately presenting a powerful theoretical analysis of why the Arab Spring failed.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven A Cook
ISBN: 9780190611415 0190611413
OCLC Number: 971248115
Notes: "A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Description: xlii, 317 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : "we are now free" --
Introduction : springtime --
Freedom's ride --
Bread! Freedom! Social justice! --
Unraveling --
What went wrong? --
"Getting the Middle East right" --
Freedom interrupted.
Responsibility: Steven A. Cook.

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