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Yemen - present and past / editors : Bengt Knutsson, Viking Mattsson, Magnus Persson.

By: Knutsson, Bengt
Contributor(s): Mattsson, Viking | Persson, Magnus | Lunds Universitet
Language: English Publisher: Lund : Lund University Press, 1994.Description: 116p. : ill., map ; 22cm.ISBN: 0862383625ISSN: 1400-0237
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"Outcome of a multi-disciplinary mini-conference on Yemen held at Lund University on the 28th April 1992." (p.7).

Contents: Yemen: democracy in a tribal society / L. Erslev Andersen; Will 1992 be the last year of Jewry in Yemen? / B. Knutsson; Social organization in the suq and the old city of San`a' / Hans Christian Nielsen; Qat - harnmless social drug or a social and economic sabateur? / V. Herdman; San`a and the traditional architecture of Yemen / K. Adahl; Scientific results of the Danish expedition to "Arabia Felix" 1761-1767 / Torben Wolff; The realm of evil: the struggle of Ottomans and Zaidis in the 16th-17th centuries as reflected in historiography / Manfred Kropp; Naswan ibn Sa`id al-Himyari and his lexicon / M. Persenius; Al-Hamdani: the Linnaeus of al-Yaman / Christopher Toll.

Includes bibl. references and footnotes.