Libya Since 1969
Qadhafi's Revolution Revisited
Edited by Dirk Vandewalle
Libya Since 1969 book by Dirk Vandewalle
This edited volume provides the first fully comprehensive evaluation of Libya since the Qadhafi coup in 1969. Throughout the different chapters the authors explore the rise of the military in Libya, the impact of its self-styled revolution on Libyan society and economy.
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Classification: International relations , African history
Format: Paperback (215mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The author provides a detailed analysis of Libya's political and economic development since the country's independence in 1951, basing his account on fieldwork in Libya, archival research in Tripoli and interviews with policymakers.
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Author Biography - Dirk Vandewalle
Diederik (Dirk) Vandewalle teaches in the Government Department and at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is the former chair of Dartmouth's Asian and Middle Eastern Studies program. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 1988: since then, his research and teaching focus on comparative economic development in emerging economies and economic reform in the Arab Gulf states, North Africa, and Asia. He is editor of several books and edited volumes on Libya (A History of Modern Libya) and North Africa, and is writing a manuscript on the economic emergence and prospects of the Arab Gulf countries, based on research from a Fulbright Regional Research Award in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He has written numerous articles on economic development issues in the Arab world and received, in addition to two regional Fulbright research awards, a Social Science Research Council Award for advanced research in Morocco and Yemen. He is on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and lectures and consults widely in policy, business, and academic settings in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. He also regularly appears on national and international media outlets, including PBS, NPR, Al Jazeera, and CNN. DIEDERIK VANDEWALLE Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College, USA.
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