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The creation of new civic order and strong states Next: where we are right now Strong states The emergence of the new civic order a. Great Depression – create the need for intervention into economy, to deal with dislocation; b. WWII – the need for mobilization of population, to harness labor and social power for the war What happened in the Middle East The state emerging after WWI is the result of colonization Mesopotamia – states created by imperial powers Egypt, Turkey States in Mesopotamia, levant, north Africa became independent in the wake of decolonization. 1 st – Algeria, armed anti-colonial struggle 2 nd – Palestine In the most cases, middle east states gained independence slowly In Lebanon and Syria – French not forced by anti-imperialist movement, but by British Egypt – negotiation, 1954, Jordan – British granted independence, but controlled army
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French and British did so when they perceived the capability of states to become independent. They created new elite who relied on the new institutions created by
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course HISTORY 9D taught by Professor Gelvin during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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