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|Other titles||Environments and landscapes in the Bilâd ash-Shâm.|
|Statement||William Lancaster and Fidelity Lancaster.|
|Series||Studies in environmental anthropology -- v. 2.|
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|Pagination||xv, 458 p. :|
|Number of Pages||458|
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People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East: Environments and Landscapes in the Bilâd Ash-Shâm Volume 2 of Studies in environmental anthropology, ISSN Authors. People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East: Environments and Landscapes in land and water in the Arab Middle East book Bilad ash-Sham Fidelity Lancaster Routledge, Jul 4, - Science - pages.
Get this from a library. People, land, and water in the Arab Middle East: environments and landscapes in the Bilâd ash-Shâm. [William Lancaster; Fidelity Lancaster] -- "People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East comprises the results of twenty five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula.
Having become aware of the depth in time. The Middle East is a vast region. With a total area of nearly 3, square miles (9, square kilometers), it is only slightly smaller than the United States.
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[Fidelity Lancaster] -- The result of twenty-five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula, this study focuses on ethnographic descriptions of Arab tribal societies in five regions of the.
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