The Resource Inside the kingdom, Robert Lacey

Inside the kingdom, Robert Lacey

Label
Inside the kingdom
Title
Inside the kingdom
Statement of responsibility
Robert Lacey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tracing a path through the Persian Gulf War and the events of 9/11 to the oilmarket convulsions of today, "Inside the Kingdom" gives readers a modern history of the Saudis in their own words, revealing a people attempting to reconcile life under religious law with the demands of a rapidly changing world
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
953.8053
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Inside the kingdom, Robert Lacey
Label
Inside the kingdom, Robert Lacey
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: Kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists and the struggle for Saudi Arabia
  • Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2009
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface: Welcome to the Kingdom -- Note on the Islamic calendar -- pt. 1. Kingdom of God -- Angry face -- The brothers -- Siege -- No Sunni, no Shia -- Vox populi, vox Dei -- Salafi soccer -- Jihad in Afghanistan -- Special relationship -- Dawn visitors -- Stars in the heavens -- Into exile -- The dove and the East wind -- Vacationing Jihadi -- pt. 2. Kingdom at war -- Desert Storm -- Battle for al-Khafji -- Awakening -- Stopping the sins -- In from the cold -- Change of heart -- Enter the Crown Prince -- The students -- Infinite reach -- New century -- pt. 3. Al-Qaeda comes home -- Fifteen flying Saudis -- Fire -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- Prodigal sons -- King Abdullah -- Girls of Saudi -- Illegitimate occupation -- End of the affair -- Condition of the people -- Epilogue
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Control code
538677
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
xxv, 404 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780099539056
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., ports
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP538677
  • 13469770
  • (OCoLC)619898273

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