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Politics in an Arabian oasis the Rashīdi tribal dynasty by MadawД« Al RashД«d

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Published by I. B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Rashīd family.,
  • Leadership -- Arab countries.,
  • Arab countries -- Politics and government,
  • Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMadawi Al Rasheed.
SeriesSociety and culture in the modern Middle East
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS244.49 .R38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20730671M
ISBN 101850433208

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