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The violence of petro-dollar regimes : Algeria, Iraq, and Libya /

The creation of oil "rents" in the 1970s put Algeria, Iraq, and Libya on the fast track to modernization. Massive revenues turned Algeria into the "Mediterranean dragon," Libya into an "emirate," and Iraq into the preeminent "rising military power" of the Arab...

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Main Author: Martínez, Luis, 1965-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c2012.
Series:Comparative politics and international studies series.
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