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ISBN:
1873938233
Author:
Robin Bidwell
Category:
Asia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ithaca Press (January 1, 1994)
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224 pages
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Robin ("Ron") Leonard Bidwell (August 25, 1927 or 1929 in St Giles, London – 1994 in Coney Weston or Bury St Edmunds) was an English orientalist and author.

Robin ("Ron") Leonard Bidwell (August 25, 1927 or 1929 in St Giles, London – 1994 in Coney Weston or Bury St Edmunds) was an English orientalist and author. He published many books about Yemen and Arabia as well as about French and British colonial history. After education at Stonyhurst College, Downside School and Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was sent as Intelligence Corps sergeant to the Suez Canal Zone

Travellers In Arabia by. Robin Leonard Bidwell

Robin Leonard Bidwell’s most popular book is Morocco: The Traveller's Companion. Travellers In Arabia by. Robin Leonard Bidwell. The Affairs Of Arabia, by.

Robin Bidwell (1927-94) was Secretary of the Middle Eastern Centre, teaching modern Arab history and supervising PhD students at Cambridge. Hardcover: 456 pages.

Dictionary of Modern Arab History He published many books about Yemen and Arabia as well as about French and . Travellers in Arabia (1976). Guide to African Ministers (1978).

Dictionary of Modern Arab History. jpg Robin ("Ron") Leonard Bidwell (1927 in St Giles, London – 1994 in Bury St Edmunds) was an English orientalist and author. The Two Yemens (1983). Arabian Gulf Intelligence (1985). Arabian Personalities of the Early Twentieth Century (1986). The Bulletin of the Arab Bureau in Cairo 1916–19 (1986). New Arabian Studies (1993). Dictionary of Modern Arab History (1998). The British Yemeni Society: Obituary Robin Leonard Bidwell (1929–1994).

Robin Bidwell tells the story of the great explorers of Arabia. The exploits of Niebuhr, who made the first intrepid exploration into the interior of southern Arabia in the 1760s, of Burton and Philby (the greatest of Arabian explorers), of Charles Montagu Doughty, Wilfred Thesiger, Freya Stark and many others are recounted -not only their adventures but also the contributions they made to Western knowledge and understanding of Arabia.

Robin Leonard Bidwell. In the Western Aden Protectorate Bidwell served as Political Officer and started to become an expert for Yemen and the Arab World. His Dictionary of Modern Arab History became his life-time-work. Robin ("Ron") Leonard Bidwell (1927, St Giles, London – 1994, Bury St Edmunds) was an English orientalist and author.

This book brings together the writings of well-known travellers to the country and through their eyes offers a fascinating . Margaret Bidwell is a consultant psychologist, and Robin Bidwell taught Middle Eastern history at Cambridge University. Библиографические данные.

This book brings together the writings of well-known travellers to the country and through their eyes offers a fascinating picture of Moroccan culture. Among those included are Pepys, Defoe, Twain, Orwell and Wharton, as well as famous Muslim travellers such as Leo Africanus and a host of others - merchants, sailors, consuls and scholars - who all recorded their impressions of the place. Robin ("Ron") Leonard Bidwell (1929–1994) was a British orientalist and author. After education at Stonyhurst College, Downside School and Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was sent as Intelligence Corps sergeant to the Suez Canal Zone.

Robin Bidwell tells the story of the great explorers of Arabia. The exploits of Niebuhr, who made the first intrepid exploration into the interior of southern Arabia in the 1760s, of Burton and Philby (the greatest of Arabian explorers), of Charles Montagu Doughty, Wilfred Thesiger, Freya Stark and many others are recounted -not only their adventures but also the contributions they made to Western knowledge and understanding of Arabia. This is a fascinating account by the late Robin Bidwell who spent many years in Arabia and was Secretary of the Middle East Centre in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge.