Tribes and Power: Nationalism and Ethnicity in the Middle East
By: Jabar, Faleh / Dawud, HoshamShare
This book provides a greater understanding of the structure, functioning and mutation of tribes of the Middle East today.
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Jabar, Faleh / Dawud, Hosham
Saqi Books, Beirut, 2003
16.5 x 23.5cm
History - Culture
Contributors include prominent anthropologists and sociologists, who tackle both theoretical and case studies. The theoretical section examines kinship structures in view of Islamic and Arab culture; the case studies cover Iraq, Iran, Libya, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia.