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A history of Saudi Arabia

Madawi Al-Rasheed

A history of Saudi Arabia

by Madawi Al-Rasheed

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saudi Arabia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Saudi Arabia -- History -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMadawi al-Rasheed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS224.52 .A43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862062M
    ISBN 109780521761284
    LC Control Number2009043212

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In the s. History Origins of Saudi Arabia As a political unit, Saudi Arabia is of relatively recent creation. Its origins lay with the puritanical Wahhabi movement (18th cent.), which gained the allegiance of the powerful Saud family of the Nejd, in central Arabia. Saudi Arabian History: Selected full-text books and articles.

The Kingdom of Saudi. How has Saudi Arabia managed to maintain its Arab and Islamic values while at the same time adopting Western technology and a market economy. How have its hereditary leaders, who govern with a mixture of political pragmatism and religious zeal, managed to maintain their power.

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Coverage includesReviews: 1. The Modern history of Saudi Arabia begins with the unification of Saudi Arabia in a single kingdom in Discovery of oil. Dammam No. 7, the first commercial oil well in Saudi Arabia, struck oil on March 4, Abdul Aziz's military and political successes were not. Saudi Arabia, arid, sparsely populated kingdom of the Middle East, and a young country heir to a rich history.

It contains the Hejaz region along the Red Sea, which is the cradle of Islam, and the Najd heartland. The country is known both for its austere form of Islam and for its oil wealth.

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Saudi, Inc. tells the history of Saudi Arabia through the central character of Aramco. The story starts with Saudi Arabia’s founder, Abdul Aziz, a refugee embarking on a daring gambit to reconquer his family’s ancestral home, the mud-walled city of Riyadh.

I'd recommend two books by British author Robert Lacey: The Kingdom: Arabia & The House of Sa'ud Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia Thomas Lippman's book is also good, though more polit.

Saudi Arabia traces its roots back to the earliest civilizations of the Arabian Peninsula. Over the centuries, the peninsula has played an important role in history as an ancient trade center and as the birthplace of Islam, one of the world’s major monotheistic religions.

Apr 28,  · By CE it became the only Roman Arabian province under the name Arabia Petraea. Yet the richest of all Arabians would have been the Hadramawt, who lived in the southern lands that produced incense.

In the time of the Roman Empire much had changed in Arabia. The Minaeans were no longer, and the power in ancient Yemen had shifted as shareholderdemocracy.com: Moros.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. History of Arabia, history of the region from prehistoric times to the present. Sometime after the rise of Islam in the first quarter of the 7th century ce and the emergence of the Arabian Muslims as the founders of one of the great empires of history, the name ʿArab came to be used by these.Saudi Arabia saw some protests during the Arab Spring but not the level of bloodshed seen in protests elsewhere in the region.

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