Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Politics in An Arabian Oasis: The Rashidis of Saudi Arabia” as Want to Read:
Politics in An Arabian Oasis: The Rashidis of Saudi Arabia
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Politics in An Arabian Oasis: The Rashidis of Saudi Arabia

4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
This text is both a study of the relationships between tribes and state formation, and a political history of central Arabia. It deals with the Rashidi dynasty which in the 19th century emerged among the Shammar camel herders, made the oasis of Hail a capital rivalling Mecca and Medina in fame and prosperity, and attempted to unify central Arabia into a single polity.

The a
...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published November 15th 1997 by I. B. Tauris
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Politics in An Arabian Oasis, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Politics in An Arabian Oasis

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Mohammed Obaidan
Mohammed Obaidan rated it it was amazing
Mar 22, 2015
Muhammad A
Muhammad A rated it it was amazing
Apr 01, 2010
Cj
Cj rated it really liked it
Jan 04, 2013
Mohsen Al-Mohsen
Mohsen Al-Mohsen rated it it was amazing
Apr 17, 2011
عبدالرحمن
عبدالرحمن rated it really liked it
Jan 24, 2015
Mohammed
Mohammed marked it as to-read
May 15, 2010
Talal Al-rashoud
Talal Al-rashoud marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2011
M.
M. marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2011
Caitlin
Caitlin marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2012
Bahey
Bahey marked it as to-read
Nov 18, 2012
Revita Annur
Revita Annur is currently reading it
Jan 17, 2013
Fatemah
Fatemah marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2013
Muneera Almojil
Muneera Almojil marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2013
Baqer Al-Ramadan
Baqer Al-Ramadan marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2014
Aymen Alramadhan
Aymen Alramadhan marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2015
Hamza
Hamza marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2015
Abdulaziz Al-ghamdi
Abdulaziz Al-ghamdi marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2016
Graham
Graham marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2016
Luke
Luke marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book