Oman: Economic, Social and Strategic Developments.

Pridham, B.R. (Ed.).

Book ID: 1281

ISBN:      0709940564


8vo. xiv, [1], 254 pp., 1 map, 9 figures, 20 tables, cloth in d/w, biblio, index, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front cover, otherwise copy clean & in very good condition, Croom Helm, London, 1987.


The book provides an overview of recent economic, social and political developments in Oman. It begins by outlining the historical and geographical background, emphasising in particular the problems of geography and tribalism and the impact of the war against Marxist insurgents in Dhofar. It examines strategic developments, particularly Oman’s relations with the United States. It also explores educational and cultural issues.

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