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Author Hestler, Anna, author.

Title Yemen / Anna Hestler, Jo-Ann Spilling, and Peg Robinson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2019.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 953.3 HES 2019    Available
Edition Third edition.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cultures of the world
Cultures of the world (third edition)
Contents Geography -- The land -- Weather -- Plants -- Animals -- Urban centers -- History before Islam -- The fall of the kingdoms -- Islam -- The Ottoman Empire -- The British occupation of South Yemen -- The second occupation -- The Zaidi imamate -- The Yemen Arab Republic -- The PDRY (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen) -- Unification -- Post-unification Yemen -- The breakdown -- The Houthi coup d'├ętat -- Government -- The Republic of Yemen -- Constitution -- Governmental structure -- Law -- Civil war -- Economy -- The challenge -- Agriculture -- Women in agriculture -- Resources -- Manufacturing -- Energy -- Environment erosion and desert -- Water -- Climate change -- Destruction of environment -- Yemeni's population statistics -- Arabs -- The loss of Yemeni Jews -- Social hierarchy -- Rural and urban life -- Men's wear -- Women's wear -- Lifestyle cultural values -- Time for pleasantries -- The Yemeni family -- Children -- Arranged marriages -- School -- Tower houses -- Education -- Health care -- Religion -- the Prophet Muhammad -- Sunni and Shia -- Holy texts -- The pillars -- Mosques -- Prayer and daily life -- Language -- Arabic -- Alphabet and numerals -- Script -- Speech -- Body -- Language -- Free press -- Arts -- Poetry : the great art -- Arabic calligraphy -- Architecture -- The art of building -- Design and decoration -- Silversmithing -- Dance -- Music -- Leisure -- Yemeni games -- Yemeni sports -- Public bathhouses -- Men's social groups and Qat parties -- Women's social groups -- Festivals -- Religious events -- Ramadan -- Feasts -- Non-religious holidays -- National unity -- Farm festivals -- Getting married -- Food cuisine -- Kitchens -- Cooking -- Meals -- Table manners -- Favorites -- Map of Yemen.
Summary A book for young readers about the history and culture of the country of Yemen.
Audience 6+.
Subject Yemen (Republic) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Yemen (Republic) -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.
Yemen (Republic) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Spilling, Jo-Ann, author.
Robinson, Peg, author.
ISBN 9781502641625 (library bound)
1502641623 (library bound)

 
    
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