New Arabian Studies Volume 6

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

New Arabian Studies Volume 6

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

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

224 pages | 11 b/w and colour | 9-1/10 x 6
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9780859897068 Published January 2004 For sale in North and South America 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, Elizabeth Lambourn, James Onley, Clive Smith, G. Rex Smith, Francine Lida Stone and Abdullah A. Yateem

Contents
Foreword and Acknowledgements
Guidelines and Transliteration Scheme for Contributors
Addenda & Corrigenda
Review Notices
 
Yemen Relations with European Countries (Historical Background)
Hussein A. Al-Amri
 
Carving and Recarving: Three Rasulid Gravestones Revisited
Elizabeth Lambourn
 
The Politics of Protection in the Gulf: The Arab Rulers and the British Residents in the Nineteenth Century
James Onley
 
Indecisive Reactions to the Portuguese by Mamluk and Otoman Turk
Clive Smith
 
Three Tales from Arabia—Storytelling in Ibn al-Mugawir’s 7th/13th Century Guide
G. Rex Smith
 
The Ma’azibah and the Zaraniq of Tihamah
Francine Lida Stone
 
The Muslim Qadi and the Peasant Bedouin of the Emirates
Abdullah A. Yateem
 
Notes on Contributors
Review Quotes
Asian Affairs

“The standard is high and the spread impressive . . . Anyone concerned with Arabia will find things of interest here . . . Though the journal avoids current politics, the contributions are also valuable in following new events.” –Asian Affairs

Yemen Update

“It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in Arabia subscribe to this annual volume.” –Yemen Update

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