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Author Wynbrandt, James, author

Title A brief history of Saudi Arabia / James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges
Edition Second edition
[Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019
New York, NY : Facts On File, 2010
©2010
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Contents List of illustrations -- List of maps -- List of charts -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Note on photos -- Note on Arabic transliteration and spelling -- Introduction -- 1. Arabia: the land and its pre-Islamic history -- 2. The birth of Islam (571-632) -- 3. The Islamic Empire and Arabia (632-1258) -- 4. The golden age of Islam (ca. 750-1258) -- 5. The Mamluks, the Ottomans, and the Wahhabi-Al Saud alliance (1258-1745) -- 6. The first Saudi State (1745-1818) -- 7. Roots of modern Arabia (1818-1891) -- 8. Unity and independence (1891-1932) -- 9. Birth of a kingdom (1932-1953) -- 10. A path to world power (1953-1973) -- 11. Oil and arms (1973-1990) -- 12. The Gulf crisis and its aftermath (1990-2001) -- 13. The challenges ahead -- Appendixes: 1. Glossary; 2. Basic facts about Saudi Arabia; 3. Chronology; 4. Bibliography; 5. Suggested reading
Summary From Saudi Arabia's pre-Islamic history to the events of today, A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, Second Edition offers a balanced, informative perspective on the country's long history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Saudi Arabia -- History
Saudi Arabia.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787852849 (electronic version)
9781787852846 (electronic version)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)