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Yemen, Steven C. Caton, editor

Label
Yemen
Title
Yemen
Statement of responsibility
Steven C. Caton, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an overview of the society, culture, geography, history, and politics of contemporary Yemen. It was not only a fertile country, but also a trading and commercial empire which saw the emergence of some of the richest, most powerful, and most fabled kingdoms of the ancient world. Now Yemen has undergone another revolution, led by a generation of committed and idealistic youths. The country faces daunting problems, yet is hopeful again
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
953.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS247.Y4
LC item number
Y44 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Caton, Steven Charles
Series statement
Middle East in focus
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Yemen (Republic)
Label
Yemen, Steven C. Caton, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
1. Geography / Charles Schmitz : The land ; Geology and topography ; Climate ; Ecological adaptations ; Highland and lowland agriculture ; Crops and their geography ; Resources ; National food security ; Emigration ; Immigration ; Ethnic groups ; Three facets of Yemen's population: size, dynamics, and urban-rural divide ; What is Yemen? ; Who are Yemenis? -- 2. History / Steven C. Caton : Chronology ; Prehistory ; The ancient kingdoms ; The medieval kingdoms ; The modern period -- 3. Politics and government / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Ali Saif Hassan : Political legacies from Yemen's history ; The Republic of Yemen ; The executive branch ; The legislative branch ; The judicial branch ; Local government and the devolution of authority ; Civil-military relations ; Yemen's foreign policy ; State-society relations -- 4. The economy / Charles Schmitz : Yemen's economy in historical perspective ; Contemporary issues in the Yemeni economy ; Economically exploitable natural resources ; Industry ; Manufacturing ; Labor ; Trade and finance ; Measuring Yemen's poverty and placing it in context -- 5. Society / Steven C. Caton, Asher Orkaby : Religion and thought ; Yemenite Jewry ; Social groups and ethnicity ; Marriage, family life, and women ; Education -- 6. Culture / Steven C. Caton, Mohammed Sharafuddin, Katherine Hennessey : Arabic language ; Etiquette ; Literature ; Dance ; Food ; Yemeni architecture ; Popular culture -- 7. Contemporary issues / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Charles Schmitz, Steven C. Caton : Political conflicts ; The "change revolution" (2011-present) ; Yemenis in Guantanamo Bay ; Water crisis -- Facts and figures -- Major Yemen holidays ; Country-related organizations
Control code
ocn798617190
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 371 p.
Isbn
9781598849271
Isbn Type
(hardcopy : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012042489
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1599822
  • (OCoLC)798617190
Label
Yemen, Steven C. Caton, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
1. Geography / Charles Schmitz : The land ; Geology and topography ; Climate ; Ecological adaptations ; Highland and lowland agriculture ; Crops and their geography ; Resources ; National food security ; Emigration ; Immigration ; Ethnic groups ; Three facets of Yemen's population: size, dynamics, and urban-rural divide ; What is Yemen? ; Who are Yemenis? -- 2. History / Steven C. Caton : Chronology ; Prehistory ; The ancient kingdoms ; The medieval kingdoms ; The modern period -- 3. Politics and government / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Ali Saif Hassan : Political legacies from Yemen's history ; The Republic of Yemen ; The executive branch ; The legislative branch ; The judicial branch ; Local government and the devolution of authority ; Civil-military relations ; Yemen's foreign policy ; State-society relations -- 4. The economy / Charles Schmitz : Yemen's economy in historical perspective ; Contemporary issues in the Yemeni economy ; Economically exploitable natural resources ; Industry ; Manufacturing ; Labor ; Trade and finance ; Measuring Yemen's poverty and placing it in context -- 5. Society / Steven C. Caton, Asher Orkaby : Religion and thought ; Yemenite Jewry ; Social groups and ethnicity ; Marriage, family life, and women ; Education -- 6. Culture / Steven C. Caton, Mohammed Sharafuddin, Katherine Hennessey : Arabic language ; Etiquette ; Literature ; Dance ; Food ; Yemeni architecture ; Popular culture -- 7. Contemporary issues / Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Charles Schmitz, Steven C. Caton : Political conflicts ; The "change revolution" (2011-present) ; Yemenis in Guantanamo Bay ; Water crisis -- Facts and figures -- Major Yemen holidays ; Country-related organizations
Control code
ocn798617190
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 371 p.
Isbn
9781598849271
Isbn Type
(hardcopy : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012042489
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1599822
  • (OCoLC)798617190

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