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Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah : Amir of Kuwait, 1965-77 : a political biography

Author: Robert L Jarman
Publisher: London : London Centre of Arab Studies, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This biography of Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah assesses his contribution to the political history of Kuwait. Relying on recently released documents from the British and US archives, as well as on frank reminiscences of former colleagues within Kuwait, it covers his entire career, from his entry into public life as Head of the Town Police in 1939, through his appointment in 1962-3 as the first-ever Crown Prince of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarman, Robert L.
Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah.
London : London Centre of Arab Studies, 2002
(OCoLC)891410349
Named Person: Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah, Amir of Kuwait; Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah, Amir of Kuwait
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Jarman
ISBN: 1900404214 9781900404211
OCLC Number: 52422197
Description: xx, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / H.E. Abdullah Bishara --
Early Life and Career --
The Early Years --
Chief of Police, 1939-59 --
Department of Health, 1959-62 --
Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1961-2 --
Crown Prince and Prime Minister, 1962-5 --
Succession and Appointment --
Foreign Policy --
Internal Affairs --
Amir of the State of Kuwait, 1965-77 --
Accession and First Months --
His Reign --
The Final Years --
Final Assessments.
Responsibility: Robert L. Jarman ; with a foreword by H.E. Abdullah Bishara.

Abstract:

"This biography of Sabah al-Salim Al-Sabah assesses his contribution to the political history of Kuwait. Relying on recently released documents from the British and US archives, as well as on frank reminiscences of former colleagues within Kuwait, it covers his entire career, from his entry into public life as Head of the Town Police in 1939, through his appointment in 1962-3 as the first-ever Crown Prince of Kuwait, to his reign as Amir from 1965 to 1977. His attitudes and opinions on the major issues of the day are extensively chronicled, often in his own words."--Jacket.

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