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Author Herb, Michael, 1966-

Title All in the family : absolutism, revolution, and democracy in the Middle Eastern monarchies / Michael Herb
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1999]
©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 352 pages) : illustrations, genealogical tables
Series SUNY series in Middle Eastern studies
SUNY series in Middle Eastern studies.
Contents Figures Tables, and Charts xi -- A Note on Titles, Names, and Conventions xvii -- 2 The Emergence of Dynastic Monarchy and the Causes of Its Persistence 21 -- 4 The Dynasties: The Al Sabah and the Al Saud 67 -- 5 The Dynasties: The Al Thani, Al Khalifa, Al Nahayan, Al Maktum, and Al Said 109 -- 6 Strategies of Regime and Opposition in the Dynastic Monarchies 157 -- 7 Libya and Afghanistan 183 -- 8 Five Nondynastic Monarchies 209 -- 9 Dynastic Monarchism and the Persistence of Hereditary Rule 235 -- 10 The Theory of the Rentier State and Constitutional Monarchy in the Middle East 255
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-334) and index
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Subject Democratization -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Despotism -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Monarchy -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Government policy -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Political stability -- Persian Gulf Region -- Case studies.
Persian Gulf Region -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585086788 (electronic bk.)
9780585086781 (electronic bk.)