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Saudi Arabia : a desert kingdom

Author: Kevin McCarthy
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Dillon Press, ©1986.
Series: Discovering our heritage.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the religious, family-oriented, traditional society of modern Saudi Arabia, its transition from poor to rich nation, and its relationship with America. Appendixes present the Arabic alphabet and list consulates and embassies in the United States and Canada.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin McCarthy
ISBN: 087518295X 9780875182957
OCLC Number: 11970655
Description: 125 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fast facts about Saudi Arabia --
Map of Saudi Arabia --
A kingdom in the desert --
The Islamic life --
The spoken story --
Festivals and foods --
Family --
Schools for the future --
Racing on camels, hunting with birds --
The Arab world in the United States.
Series Title: Discovering our heritage.
Responsibility: by Kevin McCarthy.

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Examines the religious, family-oriented, traditional society of modern Saudi Arabia, its transition from poor to rich nation, and its relationship with America. Appendixes present the Arabic alphabet and list consulates and embassies in the United States and Canada.

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