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)


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, Turkey recognized the sovereignty of Italy in Tripoli.


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Further Reading

  1. Bearman, J., Qadhafi’s Libya London, 1986Google Scholar
  2. Blundy, D. and Lycett, A., Qadhafi and the Libyan Revolution. London, 1987Google Scholar
  3. Davis, J., Libyan Politics: Tribe and Revolution London, 1988Google Scholar
  4. Harris, L. C., Libya: Qadhafi’s Revolution and the Modern State Boulder and London, 1986Google Scholar
  5. Lawless, R. I., Libya [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1987Google Scholar
  6. Simons, G., Libya: the Struggle for Survival London, 1993CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Wright, J., Libya: A Modern History London, 1982Google Scholar

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  • Brian Hunter

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