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Tunisia since the Arab conquest : the saga of a westernized Muslim state / Jacob Abadi.

Author/Creator:
Abadi, Jacob.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Reading, UK : Ithaca Press, 2013.
Series:
Middle East studies
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 586 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Tunisia -- History.
Tunisia -- History -- French occupation, 1881-1956.
Tunisia -- History -- 647-1516.
Tunisia -- History -- 1516-1881.
Tunisia -- History -- 1956-1987.
Tunisia -- Politics and government -- 1987-2011.
Tunisia -- Politics and government -- 1956-1987.
Summary:
"This comprehensive history of Tunisia covers an essential period in the country's development, from the Arab conquest of the 7th century to the Jasmine Revolution and the fall of Ben Ali's regime in 2010. Tunisia since the Arab Conquest describes the evolution of the Tunisian state, its place in the Mediterranean basin, and its contacts with the civilizations of that region."--Book cover.
Contents:
Introduction
The Arab conquest and domination of Ifrīqiya
The Aghlabids
The Fatimids
The Zirids
The Hafsids
The Anatomy of the Hafsid Emirate
The Muradites
The early Husseinis
The quest for antonomy and reform
The French Protectorate
The interwar period
The road to Independence
The formative years of the Tunisian Republic
The decline of Bourguiba's regime and the rise of Ben 'Ali
Tunisia under Ben 'Ali
Tunisia's rulers: a timeline
Select bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-564) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1953 Fund.
ISBN:
9780863724350
0863724353
OCLC:
828862998
Publisher Number:
99952249349
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