Understanding Arabs: A Guide to Modern Times [NOOK Book]

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Comprehensive and objective, Understanding Arabs covers such topics as beliefs and values, religion and society, the role of the family, friends and strangers, relations between men and women, social formalities and communication styles.

Updated to reflect the complex events that are playing out on the world stage, this wholly revised fourth edition contains new chapters on Islamic Fundamentalism and ...
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Understanding Arabs: A Guide to Modern Times

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Overview


Comprehensive and objective, Understanding Arabs covers such topics as beliefs and values, religion and society, the role of the family, friends and strangers, relations between men and women, social formalities and communication styles.

Updated to reflect the complex events that are playing out on the world stage, this wholly revised fourth edition contains new chapters on Islamic Fundamentalism and anti-Americanism and an updated and expanded chapter on Arabs and Muslims in the West.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423785880
  • Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/17/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Sales rank: 916,874
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Margaret K. Nydell is currently a visiting Associate Professor at Georgetown University. Nydell has directed Arabic language traning at the Foreign Service Institute and School of Arabic Language and Area Studies in Tunis and is currently consulting with the Center for Advanced Study of Language on a project to record and analyze regional Gulf dialects. Nydell has lectured on Arabic language and Arab cultural orientation since 1969 for numerous government agencies and private organizations. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.
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