The Arab of the Desert : A Glimpse into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia Hardback
Part of the Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia series
H.R.P. Dickson had the good fortune to spend many years among the Badawin, living and travelling with them as one of them in their own tents.
In this book, first published in 1949, the author uses his great experience and knowledge to reveal all aspects of the lives of the nomadic desert Arabs, from social systems to marriage and children, from faith to food, sandstorms, warfare and hunting.
The Arab of the Desert is truly a wealth of information, informed by personal insight and anecdotes.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 728 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/02/2015
- Category: Indigenous peoples
- ISBN: 9781138845749
- Paperback / softback from £50.65