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- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 32.99
The book discusses the grievances that have existed in Bahrain for years, which stem from the rule of a minority Sunni ruling family over a majority of Shia. The grievances include political repression, economic discrimination, and human rights violations. These grievances are at the heart of the on-going anti-regime demonstrations in Bahrain. more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 14.00
Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Dubai uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel guide. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding the crowds to finding out the... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 22.99
This first edition of The Rough Guide to Dubai is the ultimate companion to the world's most exciting tourist destination. Read expert, detailed coverage on everything from traditional souks to state-of-the-art theme parks, beautiful beaches to "seven-star" hotels, and rely on our up-to-date listings of all the hottest new places to stay, eat,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors Arabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of Islam Using a wide range of sources - inscriptions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
Britain's relationship with the Gulf region remains one of the few unexplored episodes in the study of British decolonization. The decision, announced in 1968, to leave the Gulf within three years represented an explicit recognition by Britain that its 'East of Suez' role was at an end. This book examines the decision-making process which underpinned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95
Saudi Arabia provides a clear, concise yet analytical account of the development of the Saudi state. It details the country?s historical and religious background, its oil rentier economy and its international role, showing how they interact to create the dynamics of the contemporary Saudi state. The development of the state is traced through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00
Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf presents a study of transnational cultural flows in the Gulf region and beyond. It combines an understanding of the region's historical connections with the outside world and an assessment of contemporary consequences of these connections. The contributors collected here analyze and map historical and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 146.95
This volume provides a brief historical and geographical background to the district of Abyan in the Yemen, followed by a description of the sites identified during the 1994 excavations of sites from the Islamic period carried out by a team from the School of Oriental and African Studies. The final section of the book details the archaeological finds... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 11.99
For 55 years, the United States and Saudi Arabia were solid partners. Since 9/11 this partnership has been sorely tested. Drawing on a range of archival material, declassified documents, and interviews with leading Saudi and American officials, this book shows why the partnership became so intimate and the problems that it spawned. more...