Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen available in Hardcover
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- 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 nation-states.