Don’t You Hear The Thunder. A Dutchman’s Life.

Van Der Meulen, D.

Book ID: 14052

ISBN:      9004064729


8vo. ix, 199 pp., half-title, 8 b/w plates, cloth, index, title printed in white on spine & upper cover, copy in mint condition, E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1981.


An autobiography of the Dutch scholar and diplomat Van Der Meulen, who was a student of the Dutch Orientalist Snouck Hurgronje. Van Der Meulen discusses his appointment in 1926 as a Dutch Consul in Jeddah, and his contacts with King Abdul Aziz al-Saud. He also gives an account about his diplomatic travels in Yemen and Hadhramaut.

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