This book describes the Arabian peninsula on the eve of the First World War.
6 x 9
This book describes the Arabian peninsula on the eve of the First World War. Their geography, their religious history (Mandaean, Christian, and Islamic), and extensive coverage of the Anglo-American missionary effort. Also discussed are the political situation regarding the collapsing Ottoman empire and encroaching European powers, as well as Arabic language, customs, literature, and arts. Originally printed in 1900, this edition was updated in 1912.