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Crisis in the Arab World

Crisis in the Arab World

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A Yale University Press Book Sampler.

Featuring chapters from 'Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak' by Tarek Osman, 'Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed' by Martin Evans and 'Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes' by Victoria Clark.
A Yale University Press Book Sampler.

Featuring chapters from 'Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak' by Tarek Osman, 'Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed' by Martin Evans and 'Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes' by Victoria Clark.

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Published by: Yale University Press, London on Feb 17, 2011
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ESSENTIAL READING FOR TODAY’S WORLD with chapters rom
 Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak
(2010)by Tarek Osmanpaperback ISBN 978-0-300-16275-2 $20/£14.99‘Osman writes with eeling, backed up by animpressively broad list o sources as well as sharpcritical insight and astute judgement’
The Economist  Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed 
(2007, updated 2011)by Martin Evans and John Phillipshardback ISBN 978-0-300-10881-1 $35/£25‘the terrible realities experienced by most Algeriansor the past our decades are at the heart o thisstunningly important book’
The Sunday Times Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes 
(2010)by Victoria Clark paperback ISBN 978-0-300-11701-1 $20/£14.99‘An experienced oreign correspondent casts a timely light on the complex issiparous, impoverishedcountry now seen as a haven or Al-Qaeda’
 Financial Times 
 
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have shakennot only the Middle East and North Arica but the whole world.Starting in Tunisia in December 2010, unrest has spiralled throughthe Arab world, with extraordinary results: ollowing mass uprisings,the Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben-Ali has ed the country, while his counterpart Hosni Mubarak o Egypt decided to standdown with immediate eect. Meanwhile, Algeria – also ruled by amilitary dictatorship – has seen major riots, with several protestorskilled, while similar demonstrations in Yemen have led PresidentSaleh to announce that he will not seek another term in ofce.In this sampler, Yale University Press presents chapters rom threeo its acclaimed and immensely readable books on the region.* * *In
 Egypt on the Brink
, Tarek Osman looks at the situation o hisellow young Egyptians – tech-savvy and ull o passion, but deeply rustrated by the corrupt, economically stagnant Egyptian state.In
 Algeria
, Martin Evans and John Phillips ask how long Algerians will put up with their repressive military regime, whose only opposition consists o intermittent al-Qaeda attacks.In
Yemen
, Victoria Clark analyses the prospects or a country with40% unemployment, near-exhausted water supplies, and a long-running rebellion in the southern provinces.
 Text copyright © Tarek Osman 2010, Martin Evans and John Phillips 2007/2011, Victoria Clark 2010. All rights reserved. This text may not be reproduced in whole or in part, in any orm(beyond that o copying permitted by Sections 107 and 108 o the U.S. CopyrightLaw and except by reviewers or the public press) without written permission rom thepublishers.
 
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