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This e-book bargains a singular, incisive and wide-ranging account of Libya's '17 February Revolution' via tracing how severe cities, groups and political teams helped to form its direction. each one group, no matter if geographical (e.g. Misrata, Zintan), tribal/communal (e.g. Beni Walid) or political (e.g. the Muslim Brotherhood) took its personal direction into the uprisings and next clash of 2011, based on their very own histories and dating to Muammar Qadhafi's regime.

The tale of every team is advised by way of the authors, in response to reportage and professional research, from the outbreak of protests in Benghazi in February 2011 via to the transitional interval following the tip of battling in October 2011. They describe the emergence of Libya's new politics throughout the precise tales of these who made it take place, or those that fought opposed to it.

The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath brings jointly major newshounds, lecturers, and experts, every one with vast box event amidst the constituencies they depict, drawing on interviews with combatants, politicians and civil society leaders who've contributed their very own account of occasions to this volume.

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