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False dawn : protest, democracy, and violence in the new Middle East / Steven A. Cook.

Author/Creator:
Cook, Steven A. author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xlii, 317 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Arab Spring (2010-).
Arab Spring, 2010-.
Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Politics and government.
Arab countries.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the past five years, moving from Turkey to Tunisia to Yemen to Iraq to Egypt and beyond, ultimately presenting a powerful theoretical analysis of why the Arab Spring failed.
Contents:
Prologue : "we are now free"
Introduction : Springtime
Freedom's Ride
Bread! Freedom! Social justice!
Unraveling
What Went wrong?
Getting the Middle East Right
Freedom Interrupted.
Notes:
"A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-304) and index.
ISBN:
9780190611415
0190611413
9780190611439
OCLC:
971248115
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