Oil in the Gulf Obstacles to Democracy and Development

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .

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Subjects:

  • International relations,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Economic policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Iraq,
  • Middle East,
  • Democracy,
  • International Relations - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Persian Gulf Region,
  • Politics and government

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Book details

ContributionsDaniel Heradstveit (Editor), Helge Hveem (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7990678M
ISBN 100754639681
ISBN 109780754639688

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