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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

  • Arabian Peninsula.
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      StatementEdited by Derek Hopwood.
      SeriesStudies on modern Asia and Africa
      ContributionsHopwood, Derek, 1933-
      LC ClassificationsDS202 .A68 1972b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p.
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5320387M
      ISBN 100874711223
      LC Control Number72170849

        Saudi Arabia and Yemen are two countries of crucial importance in the Middle East and yet our knowledge about them is highly limited, while typical ways of looking at the histories of these countries have impeded understanding. Counter-Narratives brings together a group of leading scholars of the Middle East using new theoretical and methodological approaches to cross-examine standard .   Michael Stephens tells the story of the battle for influence between the wealthy monarchies of the Arabian Peninsula, whose regional ambitions have been an underestimated driver of Arab politics. Stephens’s account persuasively illustrates the significance of Gulf foreign policy.

        Folktales from the Arabian Peninsula Tales of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Yemen the book opens with a discussion of the Arabian Peninsula that introduces each country and discusses its terrain, peoples, and current situation to provide important background information. The engaging stories that.   My current book project, “From Slavery to Contract: An Anthropological History of Labor and Oil in the Arabian Sea,” examines working conditions, hiring practices, and worker action found at British oil company projects in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. The book focuses on labor at oil projects from the s to – a period that.

        Oman History. As a regional commercial power in the nineteenth century, Oman held territories on the island of Zanzibar off the coast of East Africa, in Mombasa along the coast of East Africa, and until in Gwadar (in present-day Pakistan) on the coast of Pages: Filed under: Arabian Peninsula -- Politics and government. British Imperialism in Southern Arabia (Information paper #6; New York: Arab Information Center, ), by Arab Information Center Research Section (multiple formats at ) Filed under: Arabian Peninsula -- Religion. The Book of Idols, by ? Ibn al-Kalbi, ed. by Nabih Amin.

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Burrell 9. Social and Political Change in the Third World: Some Peculiarities of Oil-Producing Principalities of the Persian Gulf Frank Stoakes Part 3. Buy The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics: Read Kindle Store Reviews -   Other chapters examine the Gulf and the Peninsula from the standpoint of inter-Arab and of international relations.

The third section of the book is devoted to a discussion of the increasing rate of social change in the area, and the final section deals with problems of Cited by: Get this The Arabian Peninsula: society and politics. book a library. The Arabian Peninsula: society and politics.

[Derek Hopwood;] -- Papers from a seminar on the Arabian Peninsula, held jointly by the Centre of Middle Eastern Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Middle East Centre of. Arabian peninsula: society and politics.

London, Allen and Unwin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Derek Hopwood; University of London. Centre of Middle Eastern Studies.; St.

Antony's College (University of Oxford). Middle East Centre. The Arabian Peninsula is located in the continent of Asia and bounded by (clockwise) the Persian Gulf on the northeast, the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman on the east, the Arabian Sea on the southeast and south, the Gulf of Aden on the south, the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait on the southwest and the Red Sea, which is located on the southwest and west.

The northern portion of the peninsula Countries: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, United Arab. The Arabian Peninsula in Arab and Power Politics A dominant feature in the modem history of Arab politics has been the struggle for the leadership of the Arab countries.

This has invariably been undertaken in the name of Arab : Derek Hopwood. Arabia, Arabic Jazīrat Al-ʿArab (“Island of the Arabs”), peninsular region, together with offshore islands, located in the extreme southwestern corner of Arabian Peninsula is bounded by the Red Sea on the west and southwest, the Gulf of Aden on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south and southeast, and the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf (also called the Arabian Gulf) on the east.

Welcome to AGAPS Our mission: The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) is a scholarly objectives are to promote high standards of scholarship and instruction, to facilitate collaboration among scholars and academic institutions, to encourage fieldwork and to mentor graduate students.

"Counter-Narratives brings together some of the finest new scholarship on the Arabian Peninsula. The contributors offer a rich analysis of social identity, political belonging, and historical transformation in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

This book explores the significance of sport in the understanding of past and current societal dynamics in the Arab world. It examines sport in relation to cultural, political and economic changes in the Arab World, including nation-state building, the formation of national identity and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Based on a wealth of Arab, American, British, Western and Eastern European sources, this book will stand as the definitive account of the largest state on the Arabian peninsula. A Choice Outstanding Academic Book 'If you read or own just one book on Saudi Arabia, make sure it is this one' -- Middle East Quarterly 'Combines a wealth of.

History of Oman: Government, Politics, Economy, Society, Religion, Tourism Kindle Edition Oman withdrew into isolationism in the southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula. Another of the gulf states with long-standing ties to the British, Oman became important in the British-French rivalry at the end of the eighteenth century, when Price: $ Chapter 1: Arabian Peninsula the Cradle of Islamic Culture Its area is three million square kilometres, almost double the area of Iran, six times that of France, ten.

The Arabian peninsula: society and politics. London: Allen and Unwin. MLA Citation. Hopwood, Derek. and St. Antony's College (University of Oxford). Middle East Centre.

and University of London. Centre of Middle Eastern Studies. The Arabian peninsula: society and politics; edited by Derek Hopwood Allen and Unwin London Australian. Readings on water: Water in the Arabian Peninsula. This is a book by Kamil A. Mahdi about the water scarcity in the Arabian Peninsula.

In this book, he argues the history and the current state of the human activities affected water scarcity. His extensive and detailed analysis of. On the Arabian Peninsula, as distinct from other countries with mainly Muslim populations, such as Turkey, there's little distinction between politics, culture and religion: each flows seamlessly through the other.

Recognising the religious integrity of Peninsula people makes sense of. Arabic culture is the culture of the Arabs, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean in the southeast.

Language, literature, gastronomy, art, architecture, music, spirituality, philosophy, mysticism (etc.) are all part of the cultural heritage of the Arabs. On the eve of Islam the most complex and advanced human aggregate of the Arabian peninsula lived in the city of the Quraysh.

The hour of the south Arab kingdoms, of Petra and Palmyra, had passed for some time in the history of Arabia. Now the future was being prepared there, in Hijaz (The Arabs – A Compact History, ). Pre-Islamic Arabia refers to the Arabian Peninsula prior to the rise of Islam in the s.

Some of the settled communities in the Arabian Peninsula developed into distinctive civilizations. Sources for these civilizations are not extensive, and are limited to archaeological evidence, accounts written outside of Arabia, and Arab oral traditions.

To cite this publication: Mehran Kamrava, ed., Routledge Handbook of Persian Gulf Politics (London: Routledge, ) This volume begins its examination of Ottoman rule in the Arabian Peninsula, exploring other dimensions of the region’s history up until and after independence in   Tracing the conjoined realms of dynastic politics and international commerce in the history of Saudi Arabia.

It was an Arab from the desert, Abdul Aziz, who led the struggle to unify the tribes of the Arabian Peninsula into the kingdom of al Saud, but what gave him the wherewithal to link the settlements of his new country were petrodollars, brought to the kingdom by an American concern called Author: Ellen R.

Wald.Caliphate, the state comprising the Muslim community in the centuries after the death of Muhammad. Ruled by a caliph (Arabic khalifah, ‘successor’), the caliphate grew rapidly during its first two centuries.

Dynastic struggles later caused its decline, and it ceased to .