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)


Key Historical Events. 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 (CO) and London, 1986Google Scholar
  5. Lawless, R. I., Libya. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1987Google Scholar
  6. Simons, G., Libya: the Struggle for Survival. London, 1993CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Vandewalle, D. (ed.) Qadhafi’s Libya, 1969–1994. London, 1995Google Scholar
  8. Wright, J., Libya: A Modern History. London, 1982Google Scholar

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  • Brian Hunter

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