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By Robert G. Hoyland

lengthy ahead of Muhammed preached the faith of Islam, the population of his local Arabia had performed an incredible function in international historical past as either retailers and warriors
Arabia and the Arabs presents the one up to date, one-volume survey of the quarter and its peoples, from prehistory to the arriving of Islam
Using a variety of resources - inscriptions, poetry, histories, and archaeological proof - Robert Hoyland explores the most cultural components of Arabia, from historic Sheba within the south, to the deserts and oases of the north. He then examines the main issues of
*the economy
*society
*religion
*art, structure and artefacts
*language and literature
*Arabhood and Arabisation
The quantity is illustrated with greater than 50 pictures, drawings and maps.

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