Area Handbook for the Persian Gulf States

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Wildside Press LLC, Jan 1, 2008 - Science - 464 pages
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Produced by the Foreign Area Studies of The American University for military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political, and military institutions of various Middle Eastern countries in 1977, this volume remains a useful compendium of information on the area.
  

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Incorrect Nabi Hud pbh is from tribe of Ad making him people of Aws .
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Contents

General Overview of the Societies
1
Historical Setting
9
The Arabian Peninsula in the Ancient Period
13
The Persian Gulf in the Medieval Period
19
Religious Life
41
Social Structure
55
Persian Gulf Oil Fields
73
The Oil Industry in the Persian Gulf States
75
Qatar Budget Summary Fiscal Years 197075
253
Qatar Abridged Al Thani Genealogy and Government Ministers June 1976
257
United Arab Emirates
275
UAE Government Organization 1976
278
UAE Abridged Genealogy of the Al Nuhayyan Family of Abu Dhabi
289
UAE Abridged Genealogy of the Al Maktum Family of Dubai
291
UAE Abridged Genealogy of the Al Qasimi Family of Sharjah
293
UAE Abridged Genealogy of the Al Qasimi Family of Ras al Khaymah
295

World Oil 1974
80
Kuwait 1976
120
Kuwait
121
Kuwait Percent of Population by Nationality 1970
127
Kuwait Population Pyramids of Kuwaiti and NonKuwaiti Residents 1970
128
Kuwait Al Sabah Family November 1976
167
Kuwait Government Structure November 1976
173
Kuwait Pay Scales of Regular Services 1972
201
Kuwait National Guard Grades and Pay Scales 1972
202
Kuwait NonKuwaiti Professional Grades and Pay Scales 1972
203
Bahrain Population Centers and Transportation Network 1976
206
Bahrain
207
Bahrain Population by Nationality and Sex Selected Years 195972
210
Bahrain Average Monthly Family Expenditures 1975
212
Bahrain Summary of Foreign Trade Selected Years 196874
221
Bahrain Summary of Balance of Payments 197174
222
Bahrain Budget Summary 197376
223
Bahrain Government Structure November 1976
227
Bahrain Armed Services Ranks and Insignia 1976
233
Qatar 1976
236
Qatar
237
Qatar Summary of Foreign Trade 196975
251
UAE Area and Population by Amirate 1968 and 1975
300
UAE Summary of Federal Budget 197274
309
UAE Summary of Abu Dhabi Budget 197176
311
UAE Summary of Exports and Imports Selected Years 197075
320
UAE Summary of Balance of Payments 197174
321
UAE Structure and Composition of Military Forces 1975
326
UAE Armed Services Ranks and Insignia 1976
335
Oman Regions Roads and Major Cities 1976
340
Oman
341
Oman Government Structure 1976
348
Oman Council of Ministers December 1976
349
Oman Regional Administration by Geographic Location 1976
350
Bahrain Crude Oil and Refinery Production and Foreign Trade Selected Years 196475 102
352
Oman Government Finances 197175
379
Oman Monetary Developments 197074
382
Oman Foreign Trade 197075
384
Oman Military Expenditures and Forces Strengths 197376
400
Oman Defense Budgetary Authorizations 1974
401
Oman Armed Forces Ranks and Insignia 1976
407
Bibliography
411
Glossary
429

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