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Yemen

Author: Steven Charles Caton
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2013] ©2013
Series: Middle East in focus series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Supplies a deep examination of a country that most policy experts only possess a superficial knowledge of Provides insights into why tribes have been crucial throughout Yemen's history and even to the modern day Reveals why characterizations of Yemen as "a weak state," "lawless," or "lacking a rule of law" are inaccurate and simplistic.
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Yemen
(DLC) 2012042489
(OCoLC)798617190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Charles Caton
ISBN: 9781598849288 159884928X
OCLC Number: 862077308
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 371 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Geography / Charles Schmitz --
History / Steven C. Caton --
Politics and government / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Ali Saif Hassan --
The economy / Charles Schmitz --
Society / Steven C. Caton, Asher Orkaby --
Culture / Steven C. Caton, Mohammed Sharafuddin, Katherine Hennessey --
Contemporary issues / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Charles Schmitz, Steven C. Caton.
Series Title: Middle East in focus series.
Responsibility: Steven C. Caton, editor.

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Yemen is a country that is critical to U.S. security and our political interests, yet most Americans know virtually nothing about it. This book unlocks its secrets and explains its complexities in  Read more...

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"The third volume in the ABC-CLIO Middle East in Focus (the first two on Saudi Arabia and Egypt) maintains the excellence of quality expected from this prestigious publisher and series. . . . Read more...

 
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