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The Resource Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories from the Arab revolutions, Asaad al-Saleh

Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories from the Arab revolutions, Asaad al-Saleh

Label
Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories from the Arab revolutions
Title
Voices of the Arab Spring
Title remainder
personal stories from the Arab revolutions
Statement of responsibility
Asaad al-Saleh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals involved in the Arab Spring, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Arab citizens were called to join the revolt during the second half of 2011, while the revolutionary moment was still unfolding. Their stories offer unique access to the message that inspired citizens to act, their experiences during revolt, and the lessons they learned from some of the most dramatic changes and appalling events to occur in the history of the Arab world. The riveting, revealing, and at times heartbreaking stories in this volume also include voices from Syria. Featuring participants from a variety of social and educational backgrounds and political commitments, these personal stories of action represent the true phenomenon of the Arab Spring's united though broad social movements, collective identities, and youthful character. For years, these participants lived under regimes that brutally suppressed free expression and protest. Their testimony speaks to the multifaceted emotional, psychological, and cultural factors motivating citizens to join together and fight, putting a human face on events that might seem abstract or impersonal to many in the West
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saleh, Asaad
Dewey number
909/.097492708312
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS63.12
LC item number
.A57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab Spring, 2010-
  • Political activists
  • Protest movements
  • Revolutions
  • Political participation
  • Social change
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
Label
Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories from the Arab revolutions, Asaad al-Saleh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Understanding recent social and political developments in the Middle East and North Africa : a personal odyssey / Peter Sluglett -- Tunisia -- Egypt -- Libya -- Yemen -- Syria
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9780231163187
Lccn
2014019952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn892803912
  • (OCoLC)892803912
Label
Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories from the Arab revolutions, Asaad al-Saleh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Understanding recent social and political developments in the Middle East and North Africa : a personal odyssey / Peter Sluglett -- Tunisia -- Egypt -- Libya -- Yemen -- Syria
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9780231163187
Lccn
2014019952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn892803912
  • (OCoLC)892803912

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