The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics.
Hopwood, Derek ( ed.)
Book ID: 4001
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In this book, the first three chapters trace the history of Oman from pre-Islamic times to the recent past, and in so doing emphasize the theme of continuing conflict between sultan and imam. Other chapters examine the Gulf and the Peninsula from the standpoint of inter-Arab and of international relations. The third section of the book is devoted to a discussion of the increasing rate of social change in the area, and the final deals with problems of oil and state of economic development. [Jacket].