The Bedouins and the desert aspects of nomadic life in the Arab East / Jibrail S. Jabbur ; translated from the Arabic by Lawrence I. Conrad ; edited by Suhayl J. Jabbur and Lawrence I. Conrad

Author(s): Jabbūr, Jibrāʼīl Sulaymān
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Subjects: Arab countries--Social life and customs
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Bedouins
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Arabic (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1995
Series: SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
LC Classification: D, DS
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Translator's Note
Preface
Introduction 1
I. The Desert Homeland 43
II. Trees and Plants of the Desert 64
III. Carnivorous Desert Animals 82
IV. Herbivorous Desert Animals 96
V. Desert Birds 120
VI. Desert Reptiles and Insects 146
VII. Domesticated Animals in the Desert 154
VIII. The Camel 191
IX. The Bedouin's Tent 241
X. The Arab Bedouin and His Tribes 259
XI. The Tribal Order 286
XII. The Bedouin Character 307
XIII. Bedouin Appearance, Dress, and Adornment 327
XIV. Raiding and the Brother-Right 348
XV. The Bedouins and the Hunt 357
XVI. The Bedouins and Religion 375
XVII. Education and Cultural Life 391
XVIII. Nomads of the Nomads: the Slayb 421
XIX. The History of the Bedouins in Northern Arabia 474
XX. The Transformation of Bedouin Life 524
Appendix I. Egyptian Archival Documents 541
Appendix II. British Foreign Office Documents 552
Appendix III. Plants and Shrubs in Arab Desert Lands 623
Bibliography of Works Cited 643
Index 655
Alternate Title(s): Badw wa-al-bādiyah.
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 95031533 (OCoLC)32819668
Additional Authors: Jabbūr, Suhayl Jibrāʼīl, 1931-
Conrad, Lawrence I., 1949-
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 95031533
ISBN: 0585046077 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0791428516
Includes bibliographical references (p. [643]-653) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xxix, 670 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 42854977
ISBN/ISSN: 0585046077
0791428516

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