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Arab Spring

By COLUM McCANN
New York Times Published: December 23, 2011
The breath and hum of democracy seemed almost a libidinous thing in parts of the Middle East, but, in truth, the body heat had been simmering for years. The protests took hold in Tunisia in late 2010 after the street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. 
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About Blain Auer

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies Department of Comparative Religion Western Michigan University

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