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“Broaden and Deepen the Debate”: Fifty Years Without Revision

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Surveys proposals for amending the 1947 Constitution. With the end of the Occupation in 1952, critics were free to propose amendments to the constitution. In its hearings, the Commission on the ... More


Crises and Constellational Shifts, 1966–1968

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the military crisis confronting the Dhufari revolutionaries in late 1966 and 1967. It further outlines regional developments that shaped their response to that crisis. Whereas ... More


The Sultan is Deposed, Long Reign the Sultan!

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter offers the first detailed archive-based account of the July 1970 coup in Oman, relying on a range of previously unseen documents. It shows that revolutionary action provided the short ... More


Vanishing act: Britain’s abandonment of Arabia and retreat from the Gulf

Saul Kelly

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With few exceptions, Britain’s abandonment of Aden and retreat from the Gulf has been presented by contemporary commentators and later historians, in an almost Whiggish or Marxist manner, as a ... More


Relocating the Revolutionary Subject: From DLF to PFLOAG

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the transformation of the Dhufar Liberation Front (DLF) to the Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arab Gulf (PFLOAG). The new political, military and social ... More


A Struggle for Sovereignty

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the origins of the Dhufari revolutionary movement. It discusses its beginnings in exile in the 1950s accounting for the responses of Dhufari migrant youth to the colonial ... More


Epilogue: The Crisis of the Petrostate

Giuliano Garavini

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832836
eISBN:
9780191871306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832836.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

The Epilogue describes the parallel crisis of the petrostates and of OPEC, focusing on two episodes that clearly demonstrated this crisis at the end of the 1980s. The first was the attack against ... More


Imperial Sovereignty in Omani History

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the concept of sovereignty and its role in Omani history, offering relevant historical background and context. Providing an overview of the history of Omani political ... More


Dhufari Politics, Society, and Economy

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the political, social, and economic history of Dhufar, beginning with its annexation by Muscat in the 19th century and ending with the rise of the Dhufar ... More


Pakistani Sufism in the Gulf: Structural Constraints, Modes of Transplant, and Remittances

Alix Philippon

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The whole spectrum of Pakistani Sufi orders is represented in the Gulf. They range from the New Age Sufi Islam of Sufi Order International to the Deobandi orthodox Sufism of the Naqshbandiyya Owaisia ... More


Constructing the Absolutist State

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the construction of the absolutist Sultanic state in Oman following the July 1970 coup, arguing that absolutism resulted from deliberate British policy and actions. This ... More


India’s West Asia Policy: Delicate Manoeuvres

David M. Malone

in Does the Elephant Dance?: Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199552023
eISBN:
9780191803482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199552023.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with what is mostly referred to as the Middle East, but which Indians consider West Asia —a regional designation that makes clear that this geostrategically critical area also lies ... More


Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Christophe Jaffrelot and Laurence Louer (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

South Asia is today the region inhabited by the largest number of Muslims—roughly 500 million. In the course of the Islamization process, which began in the eighth century, it developed a distinct ... More


Sound: The Politics of the Sonic Interstice and the Dissonance of the Neutral

Laura Rascaroli

in How the Essay Film Thinks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In embracing an understanding of essay film’s soundscape that does not stop at voiceover, but extends to all the elements of a complex environment made up of speech, music, sounds, noise, and ... More


The Long Shadow of the State: The Iranian Revolution, Saudi Influence, and the Shifting Arguments of anti-Shi‘a Sectarianism in Pakistan

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Studies on the conflict between Sunnis and Shi‘as in Pakistan tend to single out intellectual influences emerging from the Arab monarchies of the Gulf as the paradigm for how sectarian ideas have ... More


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