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The Politics of Arab Integration (Nation, State an&hellip by Giacomo Luciani
When this volume appeared as part of a 4-volume project on the Arab state, it was - in English - an unprecedented combination of in-depth inquiry, conceptual incisiveness, and empirical survey on this subject, bringing together the best Arab and non-Arab scholarship. The collection still stands as a must-read (and indeed as one whose chapters continue to be referenced in subsequent work) for anyone wanting to come to grips with the dynamics and paradoxes of 'Arab unity' and the successes and failures at integration in the Arab world. Joining the disciplines of political science, political economy, regional integration, and economics, but invariably in language that is highly accessible to… Read more
Elusive Peace: Israel & The Arabs [DVD] [Region 1]&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Bill Clinton
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
In an extraordinary series of interviews with almost all the key players in the negotiations between Israelis, Palestinians, the US, Arab states and other international players, the makers of this programme have managed to create a seemless and coherent story that delves wel below the surface By juxtaposing some very frank reminiscences of participants ranging from from Bill Clinton and his team to Ehud Barak and his team, a host of Palestinian negotiators and political figures, and a range of key Arab personalities involved in the wider Israeli-Arab negotiations, with footage and stills from the evolving events and sober narration, a vivid and comprehensive picture is created that is worth… Read more
The United Arab Emirates: A Study in Survival by Christopher M. Davidson
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This book corners the market in UAE studies in more than one way. It is the only comprehensive analysis of the history, politics and economic development (and their interaction) of the UAE that covers its whole development to date. It provides a wealth of factual information not available elsewhere. It provides a serious analysis drawing on the tools of political science and political economy. And it does all this in an accessible language. In other words, it is THE book on the UAE both for students/academics and for the wider public of businessmen, journalists and generaklly interested readers. Whether you are thinking of living or working in the UAE, interested in delving into the… Read more

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