A Brief History of Saudi Arabia

A Brief History of Saudi Arabia

by James Wynbrandt
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Aimed at students and general readers, this text presents an overview of the history of Saudi Arabia from its settlement in prehistoric times to its designation as a key player in the global order of the present day. A sampling of topics includes the birth and spread of Islam, Bedouin society and culture, the origins of the House of Saud, and the current battle

Overview

Aimed at students and general readers, this text presents an overview of the history of Saudi Arabia from its settlement in prehistoric times to its designation as a key player in the global order of the present day. A sampling of topics includes the birth and spread of Islam, Bedouin society and culture, the origins of the House of Saud, and the current battle between conservative and progressive elements in the monarchy. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816057955
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Series:
Facts on File Brief History Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >