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By Jeremy Jones,Nicholas Ridout

ISBN-10: 1107009405

ISBN-13: 9781107009400

ISBN-10: 1107402026

ISBN-13: 9781107402027

the correct advent to the historical past of contemporary Oman from the eighteenth century to the current, this ebook combines the newest scholarship on Omani background with insights drawn from a detailed research of the politics and diplomacy of up to date Oman. Jeremy Jones and Nicholas Ridout supply a particular new method of Omani background, construction on postcolonial suggestion and integrating the examine of politics and tradition. The booklet addresses key themes together with Oman's ancient cosmopolitanism, the precise position of Omani Islam within the country's social and political lifestyles, Oman's function within the international economic climate of the 19th century, revolt and revolution within the 20th century, the function of Sultan Qaboos within the period of oil and Oman's special nearby and diplomatic viewpoint on modern issues.

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