The new Arabs how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East by Juan Ricardo Cole

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Online social networks,
  • Arabs,
  • Youth,
  • Internet,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political participation,
  • Political activity

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-333) and index.

Book details

StatementJuan Cole
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ1850.A91 C64 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 348 pages
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27163968M
ISBN 101451690398
ISBN 109781451690392
LC Control Number2014005627
OCLC/WorldCa877911210

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