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Dirʻiyyah and the first Saudi state

Author: William Facey; Philip Hawkins
Publisher: London : Stacey International, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Facey, William.
Dirʻiyyah and the first Saudi state.
London : Stacey International, ©1997
(OCoLC)654353201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Facey; Philip Hawkins
ISBN: 0905743806 9780905743806
OCLC Number: 40927399
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, genealogical table, maps, plans, portraits ; 31 cm
Contents: The land and its fruits : geography, climate and farming --
Settlers and nomads : early life in Wadi Hanifah --
In the beginning : the origins of the Dirʻiyyah settlements --
An idea is born : Muhammad ibn ʻAbd al-Wahhab is heard --
Al Saud ascendant : the reformist state expands --
Seat of government : the apogee of the empire --
Interlude : A French agent in Dirʻiyyah? --
Invasion, siege and surrender : the Ottomans strike back --
Final vengeance : the city is razed --
Mud and stone : building techniques and preservation --
Dirʻayyah's Turayf today.
Responsibility: William Facey ; photography by Philip Hawkins.

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