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- DescriptionDescribes a bygone way of life that has irreversibly disappeared. This title deals with various aspects of Arabian culture, including education, pilgrimages, styles of clothing, slavery, public executions, the status of women, and religion.
- Author BiographyHamza Bogary was born in Mecca in 1932. As an adult, he worked in broadcasting and eventually became deputy minister of information in Saudi Arabia. He wrote and published many stories and essays in Arabic. Saqifat al-Safa, the original of The Sheltered Quarter, was Bogary's last tribute to his own culture and to Arabic literature before his death in 1984.
- Author(s)Hamza Bogary
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication30/11/1990
- GenreEncyclopedias & General Reference
- Series TitleCMES Modern Middle East Literatures in Translation Series
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight173 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Translated byOlive Kenny,Jeremy Reed
- Introduction byWilliam Ochsenwald
- Foreword bySalma Jayyusi
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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