Whether you are a tourist, a business traveller or an expatriate, this book is an essential companion. 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 third edition has been fully revised and updated.
James Peters - 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.