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Author Lancaster, William, 1938-

Title Honour is in contentment [electronic resource] : life before oil in Ras al-Khaimah (UAE) and some neighbouring regions / William Lancaster and Fidelity Lancaster.

Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, c2011.


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Description xiv, 607 p. : ill., maps.
Series Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des islamischen Orients. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift "der Islam", 1862-1295 ; Neue Folge, Bd. 25
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Social matters : infrastructure, premises & practices -- Sea people, Ahl al-Bahr : livelihoods and profits -- Coastal plains & sands : livelihoods & profits -- Mountain living : Ru'us al-Jibal -- Mountain living : western Hajar -- Distribution of produce & services -- Ruling and rulers -- What happened to turn our world upside-down? -- Back to history.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Human geography -- United Arab Emirates -- Ra's al-Khaymah (Emirate)
Ethnology -- United Arab Emirates -- Ra's al-Khaymah (Emirate)
Petroleum industry and trade -- United Arab Emirates -- Ra's al-Khaymah (Emirate)
Ra's al-Khaymah (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Social life and customs.
Ra's al-Khaymah (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Ra's al-Khaymah (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lancaster, Fidelity.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Honor in contentment
ISBN 9783110223392 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9783110223408 (e-book)

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