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Historical dictionary of Yemen

Author: Robert D Burrowes
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 72.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A small and extremely poor Islamic country, Yemen is located on the edge of the Arab world in the southernmost corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It was the product of the unification of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen in May 1990. The location of the two Yemens on the world's busiest sea-lane at the southern end of the Red Sea where Asia almost meets Africa gave them strategic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliographie
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Burrowes
ISBN: 9780810855281 0810855283
OCLC Number: 423389324
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2010.
Description: lxxxii, 533 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 72.
Responsibility: Robert D. Burrowes.

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The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Yemen has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Through its list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an introductory essay, a  Read more...

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The significantly expanded dictionary provides over 800 cross-referenced entries on important persons, places, and events. The new edition affords increased attention to foreign affairs, economic Read more...

 
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