Life as politics

how ordinary people change the Middle East
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Amsterdam University Press, Manchester University Press [distributor] , Amsterdam, Manchester
Social change, Political participation, Foreign relations, Social move
StatementAsef Bayat
SeriesISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies
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LC ClassificationsHN
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25566409M
ISBN 109053569111
ISBN 139789053569115
OCLC/WorldCa520785685

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