Oman, a state in southeastern Arabia, is a prime example of a country that has not benefited greatly from modernization, but instead has fallen into economic and political insignificance as a result of economic and technological innovations introduced by the West. Prior to the nineteenth century Mr. Landen finds that native Omanis had developed a thriving maritime industry which was responsible for the country's economic health. With the advent of colonialism from the West, Oman's fortunes declined. The changes that took ...

Oman Since 1856 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691649801

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Oman Since 1856 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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