Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen / Edition 1

Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen / Edition 1

by Paul Dresch
     
 

The sedentary tribes of highland Yemen have played a prominent role in the history of South Arabia for many centuries. Combining ethnography with history, this book describes the tribal system over the last thousand years, discusses the changing place of these tribes in the world about them, and examines the values tribal people bring to the contemporary world of… See more details below

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The sedentary tribes of highland Yemen have played a prominent role in the history of South Arabia for many centuries. Combining ethnography with history, this book describes the tribal system over the last thousand years, discusses the changing place of these tribes in the world about them, and examines the values tribal people bring to the contemporary world of nation-states.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198277903
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.16(d)

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