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Phares, Walid, 1957-
TitleThe coming revolution : struggle for freedom in the Middle East / Walid Phares
New York, NY : Threshold Editions, 2010
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 Bowdoin Main Libr JQ1758.A91 P43 2010  Available
EditionFirst Threshold Editions hardcover edition
Descriptionxv, 383 pages ; 25 cm
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references (p. [347]-366) and index
ContentsA revolution against the Caliphate? -- How the West missed the story and may miss it again -- The missed century : how the democratic revolution failed during the twentieth century -- The 1900s : a dark tunnel for dissidents -- Lights from the window : post-9/11 Western interventions -- Democracy sabotaged -- Freedom and its obstructors -- The Taliban's nightmare : women against their oppressors -- Mesopotamia rises -- The Cedars Revolution : the battle over free Lebanon -- Syria's reformers : opposition against the Baath -- The Green Revolution : Iran's youth, women, and minorities -- Hell in Sudan : genocide against Africans and the end of the last apartheid -- The greater Maghreb : the most violent jihadists and their nemesis -- The Copts and liberals : Egypt's rising democrats -- Arabia's liberals : how the peninsula produces jihadism and its antidote -- Islamists versus Muslim democrats : the war for the soul of the Muslim world
SubjectDemocracy -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Middle East.
Democracy -- Africa, North.
Islam and politics -- Africa, North.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Africa, North -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
ISBN9781439178379 : $26.00
9781439180495 (ebook)
1439180490 (ebook)
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Preface: A Revolution against the Caliphate?
p. xi
Introduction: How the West Missed the Story and May Miss It Again
p. 1
1 The Missed Century: How the Democratic Revolution Failed During the Twentieth Century
p. 5
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