Political Repression in Bahrain

Political Repression in Bahrain - Cambridge Middle East Studies

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Synopsis

Exploring Bahrain's modern history through the lens of repression, this concise and accessible account work spans the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, looking at all forms of political repression from legal, statecraft, police brutality and informational controls. Considering several episodes of contention in Bahrain, from tribal resistance to the British reforms of the 1920s, the rise of the Higher Executive Committee in the 1950s, the leftist agitation of the 1970s, the 1990s Intifada and the 2011 Uprising, Marc Owen Jones offers never before seen insights into the British role in Bahrain, as well as the activities of the Al Khalifa Ruling Family. From the plundering of Bahrain's resources, to new information about the torture and murder of Bahrain civilians, this study reveals new facts about Bahrain's troubled political history. Using freedom of information requests, historical documents, interviews, and data from social media, this is a rich and original interdisciplinary history of Bahrain over one hundred years.

Book information

ISBN: 9781108471435
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 323.044095365
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 409 .
Weight: 668g
Height: 160mm
Width: 234mm
Spine width: 26mm