The Middle East Bedside Book


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  • Author: TAHIR SHAH
  • ISBN: 0863040608

A cornucopia of lore, stories, proverbs, etiquette, and fascinating information about the region, The Middle East Bedside Book is an indispensable handbook for tourists and businessmen, Arabists and armchair-travellers alike. The treasury encompasses areas as diverse as the Arabic for words we all use every day, Bedouin greetings, camel lore and facts and fallacies about the Middle East. For instance, King Offa of Mercia struck a gold coin with the Islamic epithet