Literature and Violence in North Arabia

by Michael E. Meeker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, Eng, New York

Written in English
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  • Middle East,
  • Africa, North,
  • Arabian Peninsula.,
  • Middle East.,
  • Africa, North.,
  • Arabian Peninsula


  • Bedouins -- Arabian Peninsula,
  • Nomads -- Middle East,
  • Nomads -- Africa, North,
  • Arabic poetry -- Arabian Peninsula -- History and criticism,
  • Muslim Saints -- Africa, North,
  • Middle East -- Civilization,
  • Africa, North -- History

Edition Notes

StatementMichael E. Meeker.
SeriesCambridge studies in cultural systems
LC ClassificationsDS219.B4 M36
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902201M
ISBN 100521220742
ISBN 10978-0521293990
LC Control Number76047194

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