A History of Modern Libya by Dirk Vandewalle PDF

By Dirk Vandewalle

ISBN-10: 1107019397

ISBN-13: 9781107019393

Dirk Vandewalle is one among just a handful of students to have usually visited Libya over the past 4 a long time. the following he tracks Libya's tale from the 1900s to the Italian profession within the early 20th century, throughout the Sanusi monarchy and, thereafter, to the revolution of 1969 and the accession of Qadhafi. Chapters examine the economics and politics of Qadhafi's revolution, supplying insights into the fellow and his ideology as mirrored in his eco-friendly e-book. This up-to-date variation comprises insurance of the interval 2003-2011, as Libya eventually got here in from the chilly after years of political and financial isolation. The contract to renounce a guns of mass destruction software cleared the path for more desirable family with the West. via this time, even though, Qadhafi had misplaced help at domestic and, regardless of makes an attempt to liberalize the economic system, genuine structural reform proved most unlikely. This, coupled with tribal rivalries, neighborhood department and a basic loss of cohesion, lead the way for revolution and civil war.

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