A reed shaken by the wind

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Longmans, Green, 1957 - History - 223 pages
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A reed shaken by the wind

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This 1967 title is a portrait of the marsh Arabs of southern Iraq. Maxwell presents his impressions of these secluded people, along with numerous photos. Although intended as a travel book, this might make more of a historical or sociological study now, given the current turmoil in Iraq. Read full review


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

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