Al-Jamahiriya Al-Arabiya Al-Libiya Al-Shabiya Al-Ishtirakiya Al-Uzma (Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Republic)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Tripoli fell under Turkish domination in the 16th century, and though in 1711 the Arab population secured some measure of independence, the country was in 1835 proclaimed a Turkish vilayet. In Sept. 1911 Italy occupied Tripoli and on 17 Oct. 1912, by the Treaty of Ouchy, Turkey recognized the sovereignty of Italy in Tripoli.


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Further Reading

  1. Allen, J. A., Libya: The Experience of Oil. London and Boulder, 1981.—Libya since Independence. London, 1982Google Scholar
  2. Bearman, J., Qadhafi’s Libya. London, 1986Google Scholar
  3. Blundy, D. and Lycett, A., Qadhafi and the Libyan Revolution. London, 1987Google Scholar
  4. Cooley, J. K., Libyan Sandstorm: The Complete Account of Qaddafi’s Revolution. London and New York, 1983Google Scholar
  5. Davis, J., Libyan Politics: Tribe and Revolution. London, 1988Google Scholar
  6. Fergiani, M. B., The Libyan Jamahiriya. London, 1984Google Scholar
  7. Hahn, L., Historical Dictionaty of Libya. London, 1961Google Scholar
  8. Harris, L. C., Libya: Qadhafi’s Revolution and the Modern State. Boulder and London, 1986Google Scholar
  9. Lawless, R. I., Libya. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1987Google Scholar
  10. St John, R. B., Qaddafi’s World Design: Libyan Foreign Policy, 1969–1987. London, 1987Google Scholar
  11. Waddhams, F. C., The Libyan Oil Industry. London, 1980Google Scholar
  12. Wright, J., Libya: A Modern History. London, 1982.— Libya, Chad and the Central Sahara. London, 1969Google Scholar

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