Arabian Studies

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The articles in this volume cover a wide variety of themes, mainly in the fields of history and social anthropology, with one paper on a literary topic, making this a book of multi-disciplinary interest for those specialising in the study of the Arabian peninsula. Topics range from a beekeeping project in the Yemen Arabic Republic to weights and measures in Mecca during the late Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

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Overview

The articles in this volume cover a wide variety of themes, mainly in the fields of history and social anthropology, with one paper on a literary topic, making this a book of multi-disciplinary interest for those specialising in the study of the Arabian peninsula. Topics range from a beekeeping project in the Yemen Arabic Republic to weights and measures in Mecca during the late Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

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1. A beekeeping project in the Yemen Arab Republic Elbert R. Jaycox and Jan Karpowicz; 2. The carving of the rhino jambiyyah hilt in North Yemen Jan Chapman; 3. The arrest of the British Vice-Consul in al-Hudaydah and the subsequent protection of British interests in Yemen, 1914–18 John Baldry; 4. The indigo industry of the Yemen Jenny Balfour-Paul; 5. Guaranty of the market at Huth Paul Dresch; 6. Omani-Ottoman relations during the reign of Imam Ahmad ibn Sa'id, 1741–83, in the light of a recently discovered exchange of letters between the Imam and the Ottoman Sultan Mohammed Al-Zulfa; 7. The Blunts' road to the Mu'allaqat Riad Atef Nourallah; 8. Anglo-Ottoman confrontation in the Yemen, 1840–9 Caesar E. Farah; 9. Notes on mystical healers in the Hugariyyah Cynthia Myntti; 10. Weights and measures in Mecca during the late Ayyubid and Mamluk periods Richard T. Mortel; 11. Visitors to Sa'na' Robin Bidwell.

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