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Culture and Customs of the Arab Gulf States (Culture and Customs of the World)

Rebecca Torstrick

Culture and Customs of the Arab Gulf States (Culture and Customs of the World)

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Published by Greenwood Pub Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Arabian peninsula,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420665M
    ISBN 100313336598
    ISBN 109780313336591


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With complete coverage on Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates, Culture and Customs of the Arab Gulf States is a must-have for every high school and public library shelf. Clear and vivid descriptions of contemporary life in the Arab Gulf help students discover how traditions of the past have evolved into customs today.

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Alkhozai5. The Social Elements that Drive the Poetic Journey, by Nimah Ismail Nawwab6. Sport and Identity in the Gulf, Abdullah Baabood7.

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries that was established in Its primary decision-making entity is the Supreme Council, consisting of members’ heads of state. The GCC’s activities have included joint security ventures and the formation of a customs union.

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