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11 edition of A Brief History of Saudi Arabia (Brief History) found in the catalog.

A Brief History of Saudi Arabia (Brief History)

by James Wynbrandt

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - Saudi Arabia,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Saudi Arabia

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFawaz A. Gerges (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359851M
    ISBN 100816052034
    ISBN 109780816052035

    Saudi Arabia: Brief history of Saudi Arabia and its society The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the largest countries in the Middle East. It occupies the Arabian Peninsula in the southwest of Asia. It is bounded by the Arabian Gulf, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates to the East; Yemen and Oman on the South; Red Sea and Gulf of Al-Aqaba to A Brief History of Saudi Arabia by James Wynbrandt and Fawaz A. Gerges. 4 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Genre; Nonfiction; Cultural Area; Middle Eastern?tid=

      While Saudi Arabia is still far from establishing a fourth state, there are signs that the people are ready for a serious change that will lead them to a state of institutions rather than princes. 豆瓣成员常用的标签(共5个)   U nderstanding Saudi Arabia has never been easy: leaks, rumours and official denials surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are a grim reminder of a notoriously opaque system

      The history of Saudi Arabia is intertwined with the history of Islam. This is where politics and religion have been woven in what proves to be today an explosive mixture giving rise to today's phenomena such as the Islamic State. It is a very thorough and honest book taking the story right from the beginning to nearly the  › Society, Politics & Philosophy › Government & Politics › Countries & Regions.   This chapter explores the long history of English and English teaching in Saudi Arabia. It describes how from the iron ages onwards the inhabitants of what is now Saudi Arabia have encountered and spoken foreign languages including English because of their value to trade and social mobility, political expediency, and later, the spread of ://


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A Brief History of Saudi Arabia (Brief History) by James Wynbrandt Download PDF EPUB FB2

This brief book gives In the case of Saudi Arabia, one would expect a story beginning largely in the 18th century with the rise of Abd al-Wahhab, and the relation of extreme conservative brands of Islam with the Saudi :// And as the birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia must find a way to balance its religious authority with the demands of a modern society.

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Coverage includes   A Brief History of Saudi Arabia Pdf Download However, Saudi Arabia still faces the challenges of unemployment for many of its citizens and an education system that makes it difficult for Saudi youth to compete in the global market, both factors that helped to inflame religious sensibilities against the royal family and its patron, the United :// A Brief History of Saudi Arabia redresses the lack of suitable references to this unique and important country and offers a balanced, informed perspective on its long history.\" \"This overview of the history of Saudi Arabia places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical ://   And as the birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia must find a way to balance its religious authority with the demands of a modern society.

From Saudi Arabia's pre-Islamic history to the events of today, A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, Second Edition offers a balanced, informative perspective on the country's long history." From Saudi Arabia's pre-Islamic history to the events of today, A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, Second Edition offers a balanced, informative perspective on the country's long history.

Complete with black-and-white illustrations, maps, charts, a chronology, and basic facts, this comprehensive overview of the history of Saudi Arabia places the ?ISBN=   The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy under the al-Saud family, which has ruled Saudi Arabia since The current leader is King Salman, the seventh ruler of the country since its independence from the Ottoman empire.

He replaced King Abdullah, Salman's half-brother when Abdullah died in January   The history of Saudi Arabia is intertwined with the history of Islam. This is where politics and religion have been woven in what proves to be today an explosive mixture giving rise to today's phenomena such as the Islamic State.

It is a very thorough and honest book taking the story right from the beginning to nearly the  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities.

A Brief History of Saudi Arabia redresses the lack of suitable references to this unique and important country and offers a balanced, informed perspective on its long history.

This readable and comprehensive overview of the history of Saudi Arabia places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical :// xviii, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (p.

) and index Arabia: the land and its pre-Islamic history -- The birth of Islam () -- The Islamic Empire and Arabia () -- The golden age of Islam (c. ) -- The Mamluks, Ottomans, and the Wahhabi-Al Saud alliance () -- The first Saudi state () -- Roots of modern Arabia ( A Brief History of Saudi Arabia.

New York: Checkmark Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Wynbrandt, James, A Brief History of Saudi Arabia. New York: Checkmark Books, MLA Citation (style guide) Wynbrandt, James. A Brief History of Saudi Arabia. Second edition. New York: Checkmark Books, :// This comprehensive history of Saudi Arabia provides coverage of its emergence in through to the s.

It presents the evolution of the social and political structures of Saudi society, the Wahhabi movement (Muwahhidun - believers in one God) for a reform of Islam, the impact of the oil factor, and Saudi Arabia's place in the modern :// This updated edition analyses the challenges, both internal and external, facing Saudi Arabia in the twenty-first century.

Two new chapters discuss the political, economic and social developments in the aftermath of 9/11, painting a vivid picture of a country shocked by terrorism and condemned by the international :// Get this from a library. A brief history of Saudi Arabia. [James Wynbrandt] -- An important ally in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia is a mysterious land to most Americans.

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Complete with black-and-white illustrations, maps, charts, a chronology, and basic facts, this comprehensive overview of the history of Saudi Arabia places out of 5 stars A Brief History of Saudi Arabia - a short review Reviewed in the United States on December 4, A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, by James Wynbrandt, covers the history of Saudi Arabia f years ago, when the first inhabitants arrived near the end of the last Ice Age, to its founding as a kingdom, to present ://   This book is in copyright.

Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements, no reproduction of any part may take place without the written permission of Cambridge University Press. A history of Saudi Arabia Books shelved as saudi-arabia: Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea, Finding Nouf by Zoë Ferraris, Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Ar   Saudi Arabia apparently cooperated with the United States in keeping oil prices low in the 80s in order to hurt Soviet energy trade and bring down the Soviet economy.

Saudi Arabia was a in a unique position to do so because it has vast reserves and because extraction of Saudi   Aimed at students and general readers, this text presents an overview of the history of Saudi Arabia from its settlement in prehistoric times to its designation as a key player in the global order of the present day.

A sampling of topics includes the birth and spread of Islam, Bedouin society and culture, the origins of the House of Saud, and. This is an excellent book on the history of Saudi Arabia, but not a staring place for the casual reader.

Serious scholars should love it. Vassiliev provides a comprehensive account of the Saudi Royal family and their alliance with Wahhabi Islam, telling the story of how Saudi Arabia came to be established as a  › History › Middle East › Saudi Arabia.A Brief History of Saudi Arabia A Brief History of Saudi Arabia.

Editor/Author Wynbrandt, James Publication Year: Publisher: Facts On File. Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: History - World history Image Count: 73 Book Status: Available Table of ContentsBook xix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm Subjects: Saudi Arabia -- History.

Saudi Arabia. Form/Genre: History. Summary: "In recent years Saudi Arabia has experienced changes that have both altered the internal structure of the country and affected its foreign ://