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Publications Received

Oman: Politics and Development, by Ian Skeet, published 1992 byMacmillan Academic and Professional Ltd., Houndmills, Basingstoke,Hampshire RG21 2XS, UK. Price 35.00, pp.195.

This book covers the remarkable social and economic development of Oman since1970, when the present ruler, Sultan Qaboos Ibn Sa'id, came to the throne, andwas instrumental in transforming the country in just over two decades into amodern oil-producing state. The first...