Lineages of Revolt

Lineages of Revolt
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Published Date: November 2013
ISBN-13: 978-1608463251

Adam Hanieh explores the contours of neoliberal policies, dynamics of class and state formation, imperialism and the ramifications of the global economic crisis. By mapping the complex nature of capitalism in the Middle East, the book demonstrates that a full understanding of the uprisings needs to go beyond the focus on ‘dictators and democracy’.


Reviewed by: Ben White

A number of books have now been published in light of the so-called "Arab Spring", covering different aspects of the uprisings that took place across the Middle East since late 2010. Adam Hanieh's book is distinctive, and a must-read. Lineages of Revolt offers the reader a serious, yet accessible, study of the region as a whole, its political...


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