Dialect, Culture, and Society in Eastern Arabia, Volume 2 Ethnographic Texts

Dialect, Culture, and Society in Eastern Arabia, Volume 2 Ethnographic Texts

by Clive Holes
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004144943

ISBN-13: 9789004144941

Pub. Date: 06/15/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The second volume of this three-volume series provides a fascinating insight into the life, culture and society, in their own words, of Gulf Arabs of the pre-oil generation, covering such subjects as pearl-diving, agriculture, marriage, communal relations, domestic life, and childhood.

Overview

The second volume of this three-volume series provides a fascinating insight into the life, culture and society, in their own words, of Gulf Arabs of the pre-oil generation, covering such subjects as pearl-diving, agriculture, marriage, communal relations, domestic life, and childhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004144941
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.72(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction
Acknowledgements
Volume II: Ethnographic Texts
Introduction: texts and text types
Map 1 and key
Map 2 and key
Index of Speakers and Texts
Language Notes
Abbreviations and Conventions
References
Chapter 1: Pearl Diving
Chapter 2: Agriculture
Chapter 3: Communal Relations
Chapter 4: Marriage
Chapter 5: Domestic Life
Chapter 6: Childhood
Chapter 7: Work
Chapter 8: SawAlif
Appendices
1A Hull shapes of pearling boats
1B Boat parts
1C Sails, masts, and rigging
Addenda and Corrigenda to Vol I

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