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Introduction

Political Repression in Bahrain in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 July 2020

Marc Owen Jones
Affiliation:
Hamad bin Khalifa University
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The introduction gives and overview of the modern history of Bahrain, highlighting the cyclical bouts of repression the country has experienced. It lays out they key protagonists in the book, most notably the British Political Agency, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Al Khalifa Regime. It argues that the long history of repression in Bahrain makes it an interesting and important case study for analysing why certain repressive methods are used at certain times.

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Print publication year: 2020

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  • Introduction
  • Marc Owen Jones
  • Book: Political Repression in Bahrain
  • Online publication: 07 July 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108558822.001
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  • Introduction
  • Marc Owen Jones
  • Book: Political Repression in Bahrain
  • Online publication: 07 July 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108558822.001
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  • Introduction
  • Marc Owen Jones
  • Book: Political Repression in Bahrain
  • Online publication: 07 July 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108558822.001
Available formats
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