A Historical Atlas of Kuwait
The images of the Kuwaiti oil fields burning at the end of the Gulf War are a vivid reminder of the volatility in this region. Using historical and modern maps, the history, culture, and inhabitants of Kuwait are explored in this accessible book. This atlas, like the other books in this series, provides extensive information in sidebars and insets covering Kuwait s culture, art, religion, and profiles of its historical and modern-day leaders.
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