A History of Modern Oman by Jeremy Jones,Nicholas Ridout

By Jeremy Jones,Nicholas Ridout

the appropriate creation to the heritage of recent Oman from the eighteenth century to the current, this publication combines the latest scholarship on Omani historical past with insights drawn from an in depth research of the politics and diplomacy of up to date Oman. Jeremy Jones and Nicholas Ridout provide a particular new method of Omani background, development on postcolonial concept and integrating the examine of politics and tradition. The publication addresses key issues together with Oman's ancient cosmopolitanism, the distinct position of Omani Islam within the country's social and political existence, Oman's position within the worldwide economic climate of the 19th century, rebel and revolution within the 20th century, the function of Sultan Qaboos within the period of oil and Oman's particular local and diplomatic standpoint on modern issues.

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