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by Marcel Kurpershoek

Author: Marcel Kurpershoek
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Saqi Books; English and 1964/ Special and Updated to Include New Develop edition (October 1, 2001)
Pages: 360 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.6
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Arabia of the Bedouins book.

Arabia of the Bedouins book.

Arabia of the bedouins. by. P. M. Kurpershoek. Bedouins - Saudi Arabia - Social life and customs. Folk poetry, Arabic - Saudi Arabia - History and criticism. Folk poetry, Arabic - Saudi Arabia - Translations into Dutch. Saudi Arabia - Description and travel. Saudi Arabia - Social life and customs. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.

Arabia of the Bedouins (Hardback). In 1986, Marcel Kurpershoek, a Dutch diplomat, was posted to Saudi Arabia. His encounters are recorded in this part travelogue, part book of poems and study of traditional Saudi society. Marcel Kurpershoek (author), Paul Vincent (translator). There, he started exploring the country's vast deserts and hunting in the "Rub 'al-Khali", the Empty Quarter.

ISBN 10: 0863568092 ISBN 13: 9780863568091. Publisher: Saqi Books, 2001.

In 1986, Marcel Kurpershoek, a Dutch diplomat, was posted to Saudi Arabia. He is the author of several travelogues and books on Bedouin poetry, The Poetry of ad-Dindan (1994) and Bedouin Poets of the Dawasir (1999). He lives in the Netherlands. Country of Publication. He set out to do five months of fieldwork among the tribes of central Arabia, travelling the Saudi desert. He discovers a Bedouin, the poet ad-Dindan, whose poetry offered contemporary proof of the authenticity. This work presents a study of traditional Saudi society.

Arabia of the Bedouins by Marcel Kurpershoek (Saqi Books 2004), records that Saudi Arabia was still tribal and big tribal families employed lavishly opulent slaves riding Land Cruisers who made Pakistanis and Bangladeshis till the fields of their masters. The dominant tribe is Oteiba that accepted Islam at the hand of the Holy Prophet (pbuh), in 622 AD and remained fiercely faithful to him.

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By P. Marcel Kurpershoek. pp. xx, 507. Leiden, . Marcel: Oral poetry and narratives from central Arabia, 1: The poetry of ad-Dindān, a Bedouin bard in southern Najd. Oral poetry & Narratives from Central Arabia 3: Bedouin Poets of the Dawasir Tribe. Between Nomadism and Settlement in Southern Najd. Volume 10 Issue 2 - Clive Holes. 368 pp. Leiden, New York and Köln: . The dominant tribe is Oteiba that “accepted Islam at the hand of the Holy Prophet (pbuh), in 622 AD and remained fiercely faithful to him”. Lawrence of Arabia modelled himself on an Oteibi warrior. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 24 September 2009. Export citation Request permission. Your name Please enter your name. Who would you like to send this to?

In this part travelogue, part book of poems and study of traditional Saudi society, Dutch Diplomat Kurpershoek records in detail his travels in the desert in search of the living chronicle of the Bedouins and of their oral literature.