A reed shaken by the wind

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Longmans, Green, 1957 - History - 223 pages
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'A maze of crooked alleys in a jungle of trumpeting wind-tormented reed stumps and withered sedge', March 5, 2015 This review is from: A Reed Shaken by the Wind: Travels Among the Marsh Arabs of Iraq ... Read full review

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The author is an amateur anthropologist-writer, and this book is an auto- biographical travelogue among of a little-known people--the Marsh Arabs inhabiting the lower reaches of the Tigris in southern ... Read full review

Contents

The principal occupation of reed weaving
116
Sunset on the land of seasonal marsh
132
The war dance of Jabir
149

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