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Politics in An Arabian Oasis: The Rashidis of Saudi Arabia

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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.

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Paperback, 300 pages
Published November 15th 1997 by I. B. Tauris
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