Whether you are a tourist, a business traveller or an expatriate, there are certain things you should know about the Arab world before you go. The Arab World Handbook collects everything into one essential volume. Covering all the countries of the Arabian peninsula – Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen – it contains advice on planning a visit and making a home in the Arab world. The book covers everything from basic language and pronunciation to etiquette and business practice. There are sections on geography, history, government and the law, plus useful maps and country-by-country surveys.
This new and revised edition of the best-selling guide to the Arab world is the essential travel companion for visitors to the region and includes a new section on Iraq and advice on personal security in the area.
Peters, James - Author of Very Simple Arabic, Very Simple Arabic Script, and The Arab World Handbook. An experienced Arabist, he studied Arabic at Durham University and the British Foreign Office Middle East Centre for Arab Studies in Lebanon. He has lived and worked in the Arab World as a soldier, diplomat, and businessman for over forty years.
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