Yemen (BOK)

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A nation with a rich civilization that has spanned 3,000 years, Yemen is the only democratic republic in the Arabian Peninsula. While events in modern-day Yemen are often in international news, most Americans know nothing about this country-nor are there easy-to-read, up-to-date resources for lay audiences. This book fills the gap in the literature. It describes Yemen's geography, economy, politics and government, history, culture, society and contemporary events, presenting a comprehensive but accessible overview of the country from many different angles-coverage that is long overdue. Editor Steven C. Caton has taken care to create a resource that is readily comprehensible to non-specialists such as high school and college students and general readers as well as highly informative for those with previous knowledge about Yemen. His thorough treatment provides synthetic overviews of key topics, discusses and dismisses certain misconceptions about Yemen, offers surprising perspectives on the relatively unknown country, and underscores Yemen's importance to the region and the wider world-both in ancient times and today.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
ISBN 9781598849271 Antall sider 371
Dimensjoner 17,8cm x 25,4cm x 2,9cm Vekt 953 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Steven C. Caton
Emner og form Middle Eastern history, Ethnic studies, Islamic studies