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Author Danforth, Loring M., 1949-
Title Crossing the kingdom : portraits of Saudi Arabia / Loring M. Danforth.
Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
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Description xv, 257 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-244) and index.
Contents Can oil bring happiness? alternate visions of Saudi Aramco -- Driving while female: protesting the ban on women driving -- Saudi modern: art on the edge -- Finding science in the Qur'an: creationism and concordism in Islam -- Roads of Arabia: archaeology in service of the kingdom -- Saving Jeddah, the bride of the Red Sea -- Who can go to Mecca? conversion and pilgrimage in Islam.
Subject Saudi Arabia -- Description and travel.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2016. ZNS
Added Title Portraits of Saudi Arabia
ISBN 9780520290280 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520290283 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520290273 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520290275 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780520964518 (electronic)
0520964519 (electronic)