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By Dirk Vandewalle

ISBN-10: 1107019397

ISBN-13: 9781107019393

Dirk Vandewalle is one in all just a handful of students to have usually visited Libya during the last 4 many years. the following he tracks Libya's tale from the 1900s to the Italian career within the early 20th century, during 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, providing insights into the guy and his ideology as mirrored in his eco-friendly publication. This up-to-date variation comprises insurance of the interval 2003-2011, as Libya ultimately got here in from the chilly after years of political and monetary isolation. The contract to renounce a guns of mass destruction software cleared the path for greater family with the West. via this time, notwithstanding, Qadhafi had misplaced aid at domestic and, regardless of makes an attempt to liberalize the economic system, actual structural reform proved most unlikely. This, coupled with tribal rivalries, nearby department and a normal loss of cohesion, lead the way for revolution and civil war.

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