Around the coasts of Arabia. by Ameen Fares Rihani

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  • Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel.

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Paginationx, 364 p. pl.
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL16358562M

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ HardcoverCited by: 7. This work is part of a trilogy: Around the Coasts of Arabia (), Arabian Peak and Desert: Travels in Al-Yaman () and Ibn Sa'oud of Arabia: his people and his land ().

Divided into 5 parts, in Around the Coasts of Arabia Rihani describes his time with King Husein in the Hijaz, the Idrisi in Asir, Aal Sabah, the sheiks of Kuwait, Aal. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rihani, Ameen Fares, Around the coasts of Arabia.

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The well-known Arab-American recounts his observations on an extensive trip around Arabia. The book is full of interesting information on the little-known states of the eastern and Persian Gulf coasts.

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