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Historical dictionary of Saudi Arabia

by Peterson, John

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
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  • Saudi Arabia
    • Subjects:
    • Saudi Arabia -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-244).

      Statementby J.E. Peterson.
      GenreDictionaries.
      SeriesAsian historical dictionaries ;, no. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS221 .P48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1425778M
      ISBN 100810827808
      LC Control Number93036808

      He is the author of the “Historical Dictionary of Lebanon” (), “Bin Laden, Islam and America’s New War on Terrorism (), and “The Battle for Saudi Arabia” (). He tweets as. His teaching interests are in modern Middle Eastern history with an emphasis on Islamic thought and political movements. His most recent book is Islam in Saudi Arabia. His other books are The Gulf States: A Modern History, The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia, Historical Dictionary of Syria, and.

      A specialist in modern Islamic thought, Commins's publications include journal and encyclopaedia articles on the subject as well as Islamic Reform: Politics and Social Change in Late Ottoman Syria and Historical Dictionary of Syria. His latest book is The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia. Co-Sponsored with the Bustani Middle East Seminar. Saudi Arabia Country Handbook This handbook provides basic reference information on Saudi Arabia, includ­ ing its geography, history, government, military forces, and communications and transportation networks. This information is intended to familiarize military per­ sonnel with local customs and area knowledge to assist them during their as­.

      General WordReference Arabic Resources page - includes many useful links Free FSI courses - for standard Arabic, Levantine and Saudi dialects, and comparative studies of different dialects NMELRC Arabic Learner's Handbook (PDF, KB) - general information and tips on the learning process V-Arabic - Virtual Arabic blog with digitized language realia resources for Arabic learners & teachers. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia occupies four-fifths of the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle shares land boundaries with seven other Arab countries: Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north; Yemen and Oman to the south; and the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to the east. Long-standing border disputes were nearly resolved with Yemen in and Qatar in , but the boundary with the United.


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