Libya Since 1969 by Dirk Vandewalle
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Libya Since 1969
By Dirk Vandewalle

Libya Since 1969

Qadhafi's Revolution Revisited

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Libya Since 1969 by Dirk Vandewalle

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230337503
ISBN-10: 0230337503
Classification: International relations , African history
Format: Paperback (215mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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