Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen

Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen

by Paul Dresch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198273312

ISBN-13: 9780198273318

Pub. Date: 02/08/1990

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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

Overview

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:
9780198273318
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/08/1990
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.25(d)

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