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On Saudi Arabia : its people, past, religion, contradictions, and future

Author: Karen Elliott House
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A journalist draws on three decades of firsthand experience to profile contemporary Saudi Arabia, offering insight into its leaders, citizens, cultural complexities, and international prospects.
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Named Person: House of Āl Saʻūd; House of Āl Saʻūd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Elliott House
ISBN: 9780307272164 0307272168
OCLC Number: 854846368
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Fragile --
Al Saud survival skills --
Islam : dominant and divided --
The social labyrinth --
Females and fault lines --
The young and the restless --
Princes --
Failing grades --
Plans, paralysis, and poverty --
Outcasts --
... and outlaws --
Succession --
Saudi scenarios --
On pins and needles --
Endgame.
Responsibility: by Karen Elliott House.

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A journalist draws on three decades of firsthand experience to profile contemporary Saudi Arabia, offering insight into its leaders, citizens, cultural complexities, and international prospects.

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