After the Sheikhs

After the Sheikhs

The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies

Book - 2013
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"Noted Gulf expert Christopher Davidson contends that the collapse of these kings, emirs, and sultans is going to happen, and was always going to"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780199330645
0199330646
Branch Call Number: 320.9536 D2523a 2013
Characteristics: xi, 304 pages ; 23 cm

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SEBoiko
Mar 09, 2015

... it is now difficult for citizens of Gulf monarchies to give money directly to the poor...

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SEBoiko
Mar 09, 2015

... the traditional system of tribal leaders giving gifts to their subjects, friends, and enemies in exchange for loyalty or faithful service has been massively advanced.

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SEBoiko
Mar 09, 2015

The origins of all the Gulf Monarchies were thus to some degree moulded by British interests, or in some cases disinterest.

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Mar 09, 2015

Author contends that most of these regimes in their present forms at least will be gone within the next two to five years. which will be 2017. We shall see.

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