New Arabian Studies Volume 5

Edited by G. Rex Smith, J.R. Smart and B. R. Pridham

New Arabian Studies Volume 5

Edited by G. Rex Smith, J.R. Smart and B. R. Pridham

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

236 pages | 37 b/w ills and 32 page colour section | 9-2/5 x 6-1/10
Cloth $77.00 ISBN: 9780859896450 Published January 2000 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

New Arabian Studies is an international journal covering a wide spectrum of topics including geography, archaeology, history, architecture, agriculture, language, dialect, sociology, documents, literature and religion. It provides authoritative information intended to appeal to both the specialist and general reader. Both the traditional and the modern aspects of Arabia are covered, excluding contemporary controversial politics.

Contributions by
Hussein Abdullah al-Amri, Hamid I. Al-Mazrou, W. J. Donaldson, Ali Tigani ElMahi, Caesar E. Farah, Ulrike Freitag, David Insall, Eric Macro and Hanne Schönig

Review notice

1. Some Notes on Two Yemeni Contemporary Documents, Hussain Abdullah al-Amri

2. Erythraean Ichthyophagi: Arabian Fish Eaters Observed, William J. Donaldson

3. The Ibex Hunt in the Rock Art of Oman, Ali Tigani ElMahi

4. Smuggling and International Politics in the Red Sea in the Late Ottoman Period, Caesar E. Farah

5. Wise Men Control Wasteful Women: Documents on 'Customs and Traditions' in the Kathiri Archive, Say'un Ulrike Freitag and Hanne Schönig 

6. The Small Long-Handled Axes of Oman, David Insall

7. Four English Artists at Aden 1839-1847, Eric Macro

8. The Canon and Proportion of Pre-Islamic Arabian Sculptures, Hamid I. Al-Mazrou
Review Quotes
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
“The contributions are consistent in their scholarly level and the editors deserve congratulation on their judicious choice of material for inclusion.” –Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
Asian Affairs

“The standard is high and the spread impressive . . . Anyone concerned with Arabia will find things of interest here.” –Asian Affairs

Journal of Semitic Studies

“The cement that holds this wonderful, widely diverse collection together is the superb editorial treatment: transliteration and transcription from the Arabic uniformly accurate; the English context soundly standardized and regularized, and the illustrative material clearly reproduced.” –Journal of Semitic Studies

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