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Syria from Reform to Revolt Volume 1
Political Economy and International Relations

Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch and Tina Zintl

Cloth $49.95s    |    978-0-8156-3377-8    |    2014

Paper $34.95s    |    978-0-8156-3429-4    |    2015

ebook 978-0-8156-5302-8

"The book’s contributors present enlightening and in-depth discussions of various aspects of life in Syria and of the regime’s policies from approximately 2000-2013."—Middle East Quarterly

"This is the best edited or single-authored book yet to appear regarding the history of Syria and the al-Asad regime from 2000 to the outbreak of civil war in March 2011"—Choice

"This volume expertly lays out pre-conflict Syria, i.e., the first decade of Bashar al-Assad’s rule immediately preceding the uprising that broke out in 2011. It provides a political, economic, and social backdrop to the uprising, detailing the underlying factors that made Syria combustible in the year of the Arab Spring. In so doing, the book also shows us why the Syrian conflict has taken such a different trajectory than the convulsions we have witnessed in other Arab countries. I highly recommend it for courses on international relations, revolution, and modern Middle East politics and culture."—David W. Lesch, author of Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

  Syria from Reform to Revolt Volume 1

  Raymond Hinnebusch is professor in the School of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is the author of several books, including The International Politics of the Middle East. Tina Zintl is academic coordinator and lecturer in Middle East and comparative politics at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

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6 x 9, 344 pages, 1 black-and-white illustration, 1 map, 11 tables, notes, bibliography, index

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