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Mullahs, merchants, and militants : the economic collapse of the Arab world

Author: Stephen Glain
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Predicts the collapse of the Arabian empire in the face of corrupt leadership and state inadequacy, comparing the region's technologically pioneering and culturally dominating status of a thousand years ago to the needed reforms of the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Glain
ISBN: 0312329113 9780312329112 0312329121 9780312329129
OCLC Number: 55590571
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 under title: Dreaming of Damascus : Arab voices from a region in turmoil.
Description: 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Lebanon: the sluice gate --
Syria: the circle --
Jordan: the royal expediency --
Palestine: the last colony --
Iraq: the show --
Egypt: the towering dwarf --
Conclusion: whither Asabiyya?
Other Titles: Dreaming of Damascus
Responsibility: Stephen J. Glain.
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Predicts the collapse of the Arabian empire in the face of corrupt leadership and state inadequacy, comparing the region's technologically pioneering and culturally dominating status of a thousand years ago to the needed reforms of the present day.

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