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Kuwait and the sea : a brief social and economic history

Author: Yaʻqūb Yūsuf Ḥijjī
Publisher: London : Arabian Publishing, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though inhabited for millennia, Kuwait began to emerge as an Arab shaikhdom relatively late. Entering the historical record during the early 18th century as a junction of caravan and sea routes, it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yaʻqūb Yūsuf Ḥijjī
ISBN: 0955889448 9780955889448
OCLC Number: 619551997
Description: xxiii, 200 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; Textiles in Saudi Arabia; The Bedouin & their Lifestyle; The Weavers; The Techniques of Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving; Some Bedouin Textiles from Northern Arabia; Bedouin Weaving of Other Arab Countries; Epilogue; Index.
Responsibility: Yacoub Yusuf Al-Hijji ; translated by Fahad Ahmad ʻIsa Bishara.

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"Al-Hijji has written the first comprehensive treatise on Kuwait's historic relationship with the sea from the state's establishment until the advent of oil. Kuwait and the Sea takes up an important Read more...

 
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