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The Resource A brief history of Saudi Arabia, James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges

A brief history of Saudi Arabia, James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges

Label
A brief history of Saudi Arabia
Title
A brief history of Saudi Arabia
Statement of responsibility
James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the history of Saudi Arabia from its pre-Islamic origins to the early twenty-first century, shedding light on the politics, economy, and culture of the modern nation
Member of
Cataloging source
JAI
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Wynbrandt, James
Dewey number
953.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
World history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
Target audience
preschool
Label
A brief history of Saudi Arabia, James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 335-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arabia: The land and its pre-Islamic history -- The birth of Islam (571-632) -- The Islamic Empire and Arabia (632-1258) -- The golden age of Islam (c. 750-1258) -- The Mamluks, Ottomans, and the Wahhabi-Al Saud alliance (1258-1745) -- The first Saudi state (1745-1818) -- Roots of modern Arabia (1818-1891) -- Unity and independence (1891-1932) -- Birth of a kingdom (1932-1953) -- A path to world power (1953-1973) -- Oil and arms (1973-1990) -- The Gulf crisis and its aftermath (1990-2001) -- The challenges ahead
Control code
ocn647752271
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780816082506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010005466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1196653
  • (Sirsi) o647752271
  • (OCoLC)647752271
Label
A brief history of Saudi Arabia, James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 335-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arabia: The land and its pre-Islamic history -- The birth of Islam (571-632) -- The Islamic Empire and Arabia (632-1258) -- The golden age of Islam (c. 750-1258) -- The Mamluks, Ottomans, and the Wahhabi-Al Saud alliance (1258-1745) -- The first Saudi state (1745-1818) -- Roots of modern Arabia (1818-1891) -- Unity and independence (1891-1932) -- Birth of a kingdom (1932-1953) -- A path to world power (1953-1973) -- Oil and arms (1973-1990) -- The Gulf crisis and its aftermath (1990-2001) -- The challenges ahead
Control code
ocn647752271
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780816082506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010005466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1196653
  • (Sirsi) o647752271
  • (OCoLC)647752271

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