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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The archaeological remains in the Gulf area are astounding, and still relatively unexplored. Michael Rice has produced the first up-to-date book, which encompasses all the recent work in the area. He shows that the Gulf has been a major channel of commerce for millenia, and that its ancient culture was rich and complex, to be counted with its great... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
"It's all here-Islam, the family tree, a sea of oil and money to match, palace intrigue...This is high drama and an epic tale." -Tom Brokaw Though Saudi Arabia sits on one of the richest oil deposits in the world, it also produced fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers. In this immensely important book, journalist Robert Lacey draws on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00
In the first years of the Soviet regime there was little, if any, Soviet interest in Arabia and the Persian Gulf. Over the last fifty years relations between Russia and this part of the world have become more complex; this book traces their intricate history in a full analysis of Soviet policy towards the Arabian Peninsula. It opens with a review... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 525.00
The author, well established as a travel writer and archaeologist, undertook this journey with his wife, making seven journeys in all around the southern part of Arabia including Oman and Dhofar which from 1893 to the end of his life he made his special field for observation and travel. 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$ 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...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Likely challenges to US interests in the Persian Gulf, key uncertainties and trends, and the implications of those trends for the USA are examined in this study. It concludes that while many trends in the region are positive, daunting problems remain. 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
This books explores Kuwaiti internal security challenges of terrorism, sabotage and subversion, and, using untapped Kuwaiti government sources, examines policy responses such as mass deportations and special security trials. The study details how turmoil in neighbouring states and religious tensions threaten Kuwait's environment. more...