Bahrain: Political Development in a Modernizing Society

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Bahrain: Political Development in a Modernizing Society

By Emile A. Nakhleh
Lexington Books, 1976
191 pp. $16.00
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For the political scientists in search of a model, Bahrain illustrates "urban tribalism" as a logical synthesis of traditional tribalism and modernity. On the way to his conclusion Nakhleh tells us a great deal about politics and society in a small Gulf state.