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Author Cooper, Robert, 1945 August 2- author.

Title Bahrain / [writers, Robert Cooper, Jo-Ann Spilling, and Debbie Nevins].

Publication Info. New York : Cavendish Square, 2020.
©2020

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 953.65 COO 2020    Coming Soon
Edition Third edition.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cultures of the world
Cultures of the world (third edition)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Geography. The importance of water ; Flora and fauna ; Climate ; Cities -- History. The stone age ; The Dilmun civilization ; Qalat al-Bahrain ; Tylos ; The coming of Islam ; Centuries of dispute ; al-Khalifa dynasty ; Twenty-first century developments -- Government. Royal succession ; The constitution ; Executive branch ; Legislative branch ; Judicial branch ; Local administration ; Security and defense -- Economy. Golden age of pearling ; Oil dependence ; Budget deficits ; Economic diversification ; Aluminum ; Manufacturing ; Banking ; Tourism -- Environment. Water woes ; Rising seas ; Air pollution ; Desertification ; Wildlife -- Bahrainis. Arabs ; Foreign contract workers ; Bahraini dress ; Children's dress ; Cleanliness -- Lifestyle. Family ; Marriage ; Birth ; Divorce ; Education ; Health ; Old age and death -- Religion. The principles of Islam ; The five pillars of Islam ; Shiite and Sunni Muslims ; The mosque ; Non-muslims -- Language. Arabic ; Written Arabic ; Transliteration ; Body language ; Names -- Arts. Musicians ; Embroidery ; Weaving ; Calligraphy ; Poetry ; Pottery ; Traditional -- Houses ; Modern buildings ; Contemporary art -- Leisure. Sports ; Motor sports ; Nightlife ; Parks and shops ; Children's games -- Festivals. One-day holidays ; Islamic calendar ; Eid al-Fitr ; Eid al-Adha -- Food. Bahraini foods ; Drinks ; The souk -- Map of Bahrain -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Time line -- Glossary -- For further information -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary A book for young readers about the history and culture of the nation of Bahrain.
Subject Bahrain -- Juvenile literature.
Bahrain -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.
Bahrain -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Bahrain -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Added Author Spilling, Jo-Ann, author.
Nevins, Debbie, author.
ISBN 9781502650740 (library bound ; alk. paper)
1502650746 (library bound ; alk. paper)
9781502650757 (ebook)

 
    
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