Monsoon revolution : republicans, sultans, and empires in Oman, 1965-1976 (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Monsoon revolution : republicans, sultans, and empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Author: Abdel Razzaq Takriti
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
Series: Oxford historical monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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"The Dhufar revolution in Oman (1965-1975) was the longest-running major armed struggle in the history of the Arabian Peninsula, Britain's last classic colonial war in the region, and one of the highlights of the Cold War in the Middle East. Monsoon Revolution retrieves the political, social, and cultural history of that remarkable process. Relying upon a wide range of untapped Arab and British archival and oral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Hochschulschrift
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abdel Razzaq Takriti
ISBN: 9780198783176 0198783175 9780199674435 0199674434
OCLC Number: 1002280260
Awards: Winner of Winner of the prestigious MESA (Middle East Studies Association of North America) 2011 Malcolm Kerr Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Humanities; Joint Winner of the BRISMES (British Society of Middle Eastern Studies) 2011 Leigh Douglas Memorial Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Humanities or Social Sciences; Shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society's 2013 Gladstone Prize; Honorable Mention - British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern.
Winner of Winner of the prestigious MESA (Middle East Studies Association of North America) 2011 Malcolm Kerr Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Humanities; Joint Winner of the BRISMES (British Society of Middle Eastern Studies) 2011 Leigh Douglas Memorial Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Humanities or Social Sciences; Shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society's 2013 Gladstone Prize; Honorable Mention - British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies 2014.
Description: ix, 342 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1: Imperial Sovereignty in Omani History2: Dhufari Politics, Society, and Economy3: A Struggle for Sovereignty4: Crises and Constellational Shifts, 1966-19685: Relocating the Revolutionary Subject: From DLF to PFLOAG6: Last Stand of the Raj7: The Sultan is Deposed, Long Reign the Sultan!8: Constructing the Absolutist State9: Revolutionary Culture10: From Citizenship to Subjecthood: Episodes From 1971-1976ConclusionAppendicesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs
Responsibility: Abdel Razzaq Takriti.

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At a time when Arab revolutionary movements are once again dominating the headlines, Monsoon Revolution offers a fresh reading of the Arab revolutionary tradition, examining one of its foremost case  Read more...

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