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By Sabah Alnasseri

This edited quantity brings jointly worldwide views on twenty-first century Arab revolutions to theoretically and methodologically hyperlink those modern uprisings to resistance and protest events around the globe, certainly within the Americas. of their analyses of those differences, the foreign participants have interaction in an exploration of various subject matters similar to social events and cultures of resistance, geopolitical economics, civic advantage, identification development, human rights, and overseas fiscal and political effect. what's the ancient value of those revolutions? What are the results past the center East? and the way are struggles in different areas of the realm being motivated via those occasions? those heretofore principally unanswered questions are addressed during this assortment, constructed from displays at a 2013 overseas convention at the “Arab Revolutions and past” at York college, Toronto, Canada.

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Oil was only beginning to acquire its modern importance (Yergin 1991; Mayer 2008). During the First World War the Royal Navy had made a strategic decision to shift to oil-fired battleships, and control over oil made the difference between victory and defeat (Khalidi 2005: 89; Mayer 2008). Now it, and the narrow seaways—the Suez Canal and the Straits of Hormuz—through which it had to pass, would govern the destiny of an entire region. Several things may be noted. Despite the West’s new-found eagerness for oil, combined development in the region had already reached a point where the imperial powers had to leave the new Turkish republic and Iran THE GEOPOLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE ARAB REVOLUTIONS 23 as independent states (Khalidi 2005: 80–81).

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