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Oman : the Islamic democratic tradition

Author: Ḥusayn Ghabbāsh
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hussein Ghubash's book takes the reader on a historical voyage through geography, politics and culture of the region, from the sixteenth century to the present day. Persuasive, thorough and drawing on Western as well as Islamic political theory, this book analyses the different historical and geopolitical roles of this strategic country."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥusayn Ghabbāsh
ISBN: 0415375681 9780415375689 9780415481328 0415481325
OCLC Number: 60402054
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: ix, 252 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Ibadi doctrine : origin, thought and tradition --
2. The Portuguese period : 1500-1650 --
3. The example of the Ibadhi Islamic state in modern history --
4. Al-Bu Sa'idi's state : the origin of the sultanate system --
5. 'Sahel Oman' : the common history (1750-1850) --
6. The Omani-African state (1650-1860) : the sultanates --
7. The revolution of imam 'Azzan ibn Qays al-Bu Sa'idi (1869-1871) --
8. Oman between independence and dependence --
9. The sultanate of Muscat and the imama of Oman --
10. The revolution of 1955-1964 : towards the end of colonial partition and chaos.
Series Title: Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series, 8.
Other Titles: Oman.
Responsibility: Hussein Ghubash ; translated from French by Mary Turton.
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