Kuwait, Social Change In Historical Perspective.

Ismael, Jacqueline S.

Book ID: 1110

ISBN:      0815622546

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8vo. xii, 202 pp., 27 tables, 2 figures, cloth in d/w, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front cover, appendix, notes, biblio, index, Syracuse University Press, New York, first edition, 1982.

Synopsis

The work is divided into two sections. In the first section – Pre-Oil Kuwait – the author examines the emergence and development of Kuwait society, the role of the British in Kuwait during the nineteenth century and the underdevelopment of Kuwait prior to the emergence of an oil economy. The second section – Post-Oil Kuwait – he discusses the transformation of Kuwait into a modern capitalist society.

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