Understanding Arabs: A Guide for Modern Times

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Intercultural Press, Jan 11, 2011 - History - 288 pages
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This new fourth edition of the classic introduction to Arab culture has been completely revised and updated to help readers understand the complex issues playing out on the world stage. Understanding Arabs: A Guide for Modern Times is a handbook, intended to be read easily and quickly, by people who are not specialists. Written by highly-esteemed Arabist and academic Margaret Nydell, Understanding Arabs will bring about understanding about modern-day Arabs for foreigners--especially Westerners in America and Europe--without pushing a political agenda. Updated to reflect the complex events that a.

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I'm not sure how to rate this book, as I have little experience in Arabic-speaking countries or with people from said areas. It's an interesting guide with elements of history and linguistics to ... Read full review

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I'm not sure how to rate this book, as I have little experience in Arabic-speaking countries or with people from said areas. It's an interesting guide with elements of history and linguistics to ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Nydell is an experienced trainer and highly esteemed Arabist. She has directed Arabic language training at the Foreign Service Institute and its School of Arabic Language and Area Studies in Tunis. She currently teaches Arabic at Georgetown University and consults with public and private organizations.

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