The history of Saudi Arabia.9780313340123
The history of Saudi Arabia The rise of Islam in the 620s AD, and the subsequent religious importance of the Arabian cities of Makkah (Makkah al-Mukarramah, or Mecca) and Medina (two of the holiest places in Islam), have given the rulers of this territory significant influence beyond the peninsula. .
Bowen, Wayne H.
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Writing for students and general readers, Bowen (history, Ouachita Baptist U.) provides a concise history of Saudi Arabia from before Muhammad to the modern world up to 2006, including the Gulf War, 9/11, and the invasion of Iraq. The introduction describes the country's geography, political institutions, economic structure, and cultural attributes, such as religion and ethnicity ethnicity Vox populi Racial status–ie, African American, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic , family life and the status of women, education, and the legal system and civil rights. A short section of brief biographical bi·o·graph·i·cal also bi·o·graph·ic
1. Containing, consisting of, or relating to the facts or events in a person's life.
2. Of or relating to biography as a literary form. sketches of notable people from the country concludes the volume. The bibliography is annotated.
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