A Pockety Guide To The Middle East - July 1957
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In view of the events taking place in the world today, this book makes for some very interesting reading. The title is “A Pocket Guide To The Middle East.” The book was published by the Office of Armed Forces Information and Education for the Department of Defense. The copyright is 1957.
The contents are:
* A Bit of History – Ancient and Modern
* The Middle Eastern Scene
* The People
* It’s A Man’s World
* The Religion of the Moslems
* Contributions to the West
* Moslem Customs
* Bazaar Prowling
* Health Tips
* Saudi Arabia
* Small Neighbors of Saudi Arabia
* Apendix: Money, Calendars, Weights and Measures, Arabic & Persian Language Guide
The book includes many interesting pictures from the time, as well as, a fold-out map of the region.
The book is in good overall condition. The outer cover has some light wear to the edges and corners. The interior is extremely clean – no writing or dog-ears. The book is small – measuring 4 1/4x5 1/4” and has 161 pages.
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