Full Terms & Conditions of access and use can be found at Asian Affairs ISSN: 0306-8374 (Print) 1477-1500 (Online) Journal homepage: A Concise History of the Arabs Benjamin Biebl To cite this article: Benjamin Biebl (2013) A Concise History of the Arabs, Asian Affairs, 44:3, 456-457, DOI: 10.1080/03068374.2013.834569 To link to this article: Published online: 28 Oct 2013. Submit your article to this journal Article views: 60 View related articles
Middle East John McHugo . A Concise History of the Arabs . Saqi Books, London, 2013. pp. 352. Maps. Glossary. Notes. Bibliog. Further Reading. Index. Hb. £20. ISBN 9 7808 6356 8893 Since the Arab Spring was triggered in 2010 in Tunisia by the self- immolation of a young greengrocer in Sidi Bouzid, Mohamed Bouazizi, the repercussions have been felt across much of the Arab world. In a chain reaction, the revolution spread from Tunisia to other Arab states where populations were also calling for more democratic and human rights as well as for an improvement in living conditions. The revolu- tions took place on such a scale and with such speed that the existing power structures of these states were shaken to their very foundations.
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