The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East

The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East

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The renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today’s Arab youth—who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics.

Beginning in January 2011, the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests, riots, and civil wars that comprised what many call “the Arab Spring” shook the world. These upheavals were spearheaded by youth movements, and yet the crucial role they played is relatively unknown. Middle East… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


For all of the “liking” and “sharing,” Cole shows that the revolution’s most important triumphs took place in the sphere of physical effort — the “meatspace.”

It's a small world — Cole argues that even President Obama's route to election owes a great deal to millennials. But for all its granular insights, the book is perhaps weakest in advising us how or why we can view these revolutions as key to our own future.

Mr. Cole’s book is at its most illuminating when it takes the reader inside the youth movements in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, showing us how activists used technology and social media to amplify their message and connect with like-minded citizens across the region.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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