The Resource Inside the Kingdom : kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia, Robert Lacey

Inside the Kingdom : kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia, Robert Lacey

Label
Inside the Kingdom : kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia
Title
Inside the Kingdom
Title remainder
kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia
Statement of responsibility
Robert Lacey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tracing a path through the Persian Gulf War and the events of 9/11 to the oil market convulsions of today, "Inside the Kingdom" gives readers a modern history of the Saudis in their own words, revealing a people attempting to reconcile life under religious law with the demands of a rapidly changing world
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lacey, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS244.63
LC item number
.L33 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lacey, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Lacey, Robert
Label
Inside the Kingdom : kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia, Robert Lacey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The Kingdom. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982, c1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-380) and index
Contents
Preface: Welcome to the Kingdom -- Note on the Islamic calendar -- pt. 1. Kingdom of God -- Angry face -- The brothers -- Siege -- No Sunni, no Shia -- Vox populi, vox Dei -- Salafi soccer -- Jihad in Afghanistan -- Special relationship -- Dawn visitors -- Stars in the heavens -- Into exile -- The dove and the East wind -- Vacationing Jihadi -- pt. 2. Kingdom at war -- Desert Storm -- Battle for al-Khafji -- Awakening -- Stopping the sins -- In from the cold -- Change of heart -- Enter the Crown Prince -- The students -- Infinite reach -- New century -- pt. 3. Al-Qaeda comes home -- Fifteen flying Saudis -- Fire -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- Prodigal sons -- King Abdullah -- Girls of Saudi -- Illegitimate occupation -- End of the affair -- Condition of the people -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 404 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021185
Lccn
2009008367
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 3331687-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3331687
  • (Sirsi) o312445278
  • (OCoLC)312445278
Label
Inside the Kingdom : kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia, Robert Lacey
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The Kingdom. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982, c1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-380) and index
Contents
Preface: Welcome to the Kingdom -- Note on the Islamic calendar -- pt. 1. Kingdom of God -- Angry face -- The brothers -- Siege -- No Sunni, no Shia -- Vox populi, vox Dei -- Salafi soccer -- Jihad in Afghanistan -- Special relationship -- Dawn visitors -- Stars in the heavens -- Into exile -- The dove and the East wind -- Vacationing Jihadi -- pt. 2. Kingdom at war -- Desert Storm -- Battle for al-Khafji -- Awakening -- Stopping the sins -- In from the cold -- Change of heart -- Enter the Crown Prince -- The students -- Infinite reach -- New century -- pt. 3. Al-Qaeda comes home -- Fifteen flying Saudis -- Fire -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- Prodigal sons -- King Abdullah -- Girls of Saudi -- Illegitimate occupation -- End of the affair -- Condition of the people -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 404 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021185
Lccn
2009008367
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 3331687-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3331687
  • (Sirsi) o312445278
  • (OCoLC)312445278

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