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Arab Spring, Post-modernity, Politics of Islam, Egypt, Tunisia

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Explains the the political culture and historical framework that delivered the Arab Spring.


The Arab Spring was one of the most pivotal moment of recent global history. Here, Adib-Moghaddam offers his explanation through a close reading of the political dynamics delivering the mass demonstrations and the changes that they brought about which reverberated throughout the world.

A Adib-Moghaddam
SOAS University of London

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This page is a summary of: The Arab Revolts, Islam and Postmodernity, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, January 2012, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/187398612x624337.
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