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Author: Mark Allen
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding the Arabs has never been more important, never so critical to our dealings with the Arab world where the personal often matters most. Yet few books have tried to bring out this personal factor, to describe the people behind the events and strategic trends, to say what they are like and why." "This book recognizes the Arabs' diversity and then reaches beyond to identify the core themes which give the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Allen
ISBN: 9780826494023 0826494021
OCLC Number: 76363168
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: v, 145 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
In search of the Arabs --
Blood --
Religion --
Community --
Women --
The problem of power --
Politics --
Modernity --
Language and signals --
Outlook.
Responsibility: Mark Allen.

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Recognising the Arabs' diversity, this title identifies the core themes which give the Arab world its distinctive personality and sense of community. These themes - family, religion, Arabism and  Read more...

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'a slim volume by one of Britain's leading diplomatic Arabists, Mark Allen, is an amiable and...useful guide....[Allen] offers a thoughtful pot-pourri of observations on the Arab psyche and Read more...

 
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