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2 Фев 2013
Living With Arabs

Автор: Joan Ward

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Horrendous news from the Middle East fills our newspapers and screens every day.

How can we begin to understand what drives people to treat each other as they do? &quote;Medieval&quote; is a word often used.

Well-informed commentators analyse political and military issues but give little insight into the cultural and domestic backgrounds of the protagonists.

&quote;Living with Arabs&quote; is an account of nine years spent visiting and living among the Bedouin tribes of Petra in southern Jordan; in some ways a world away from the neighbouring war zones.

Through insightful accounts of day-to-day life, a world of nobility and simplicity is revealed: so too is a world of violence, gender imbalance, and the significance of Islam.

It is a story that begins viewed through rose-coloured spectacles and moves to a gripping realisation of reality.

The shocking, the funny, the heart-warming - it is all here.

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