This revised edition of the Historical Dictionary of Saudia Arabia provides essential data and guidance on the modern development of the country, as well as on its origins, traditions, and history. Recently updated to cover developments that have occurred since 1993, the entries define: o Geographic features o Leading personalities o Families and tribes o Cities and regions o Arabic words and phrases o Islamic terminology and rituals Fully cross-referenced and supplemented by maps, genealogical charts, extensive chronology, and bibliography.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East Series , #45|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.08(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Maps Chapter 2 Editor's Foreword Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Conventions and Spellings Chapter 5 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 6 Chronology Chapter 7 Introduction Chapter 8 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 9 Appendix A: Rulers in the Al Sa'ud Dynasty Chapter 10 Appendix B: The Al Sa'ud: Relationship of Cadet Branches Chapter 11 Appendix C: Prominent Descendants of Imam 'Abd Al-Rahman bin Faysal Chapter 12 Appendix D: Prominent Descendants of King 'Abd Al-'Aziz bin 'Adb Al-Rahman Chapter 13 Appendix E: Al-Hashimi Sharifs of Makkah and Their Descendants Chapter 14 Appendix F: The Basic Law of Saudi Arabia Chapter 15 Appendix G: Statistical Tables Chapter 16 Selected Bibliography Chapter 17 About the Author