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Published: 30 October 2012

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780199327676

Bookseller Code (06)

Violence of Petro-dollar Regimes

Algeria, Iraq, Libya

Luis Martinez

  • During the 1970s, Algeria, Iraq, and Libya began to overspend due to their phenomenal power as oil-rich nations.
  • Profound social changes appeared underway: urbanization, education, women's liberation.
  • Forty years later, we see a very different picture indeed-what went wrong?

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