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  • Kuwaitby Soloman A. Isiorho

    Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 30.00

    - Information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture- Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery- Maps reflect current political boundaries more...

  • CultureShock! Bahrainby Harvey Tripp; Margaret Tripp

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 12.75

    CultureShock! Bahrain gives you a deeper understanding of Bahraini customs and rules that are still based on the teachings of Islam, the main religion of the people. Although Islamic teachings are conservative, the social climate in Bahrain is fairly liberalised. This temperate society has allowed room for business growth and trade. Discover the rich... more...

  • Gertrude Bellby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 36.00

    Women Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid women whose hunger for adventure and knowledge compelled them on paths of discovery around the world. Their discoveries not only brought stores of information on topics ranging from ancient dinosaur fossils to life in Tibet, but also challenged the established roles of women in their fields. Bell... more...

  • Histories of City and State in the Persian Gulfby Nelida Fuccaro

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    This book examines the political and social life of the Gulf city and its coastline, as exemplified by Manama in Bahrain. more...

  • Historical Muscatby John Peterson

    BRILL 2006; US$ 142.00

    An examination of the historical environment of Muscat, the capital of Oman, and the damage sustained by the city?s historical legacy since 1970. It includes a historical gazetteer of Muscat and its environs and numerous maps and photographs. more...

  • Culture and Customs of the Arab Gulf Statesby Rebecca Torstrick; Elizabeth Faier

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Names such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been emerging in the world's eye over the past decade as exotic hotspots, wealthy from oil production and advanced in the means of technology. However, at the same time, the Arab Gulf States have managed to maintain their traditional culture, adapting it to modern life. With complete coverage on Oman, Qatar,... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Saudi Arabiaby David Long

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00

    Saudi Arabia is a young nation with an ancient history. It is one of the most conservative traditional societies in the world grappling with the impact of modernization wrought by the influx of great oil wealth beginning only in the mid twentieth century. Saudi culture is in constant flux, and the culture gap between the West and Saudi Islamic culture... more...

  • Kuwait Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 15.20

    Whether planning your own trip to Kuwait, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Oman Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 14.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Oman, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Islam and Political Reform in Saudi Arabiaby Mansoor Jassem Alshamsi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the link between Islamic thought/jurisprudence on the one hand and political action on the other. It shows how reformism is deeply rooted in Islamic tradition and how Sunni scholars have become activists for change in Saudi Arabia. more...