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UPC 9781400873852 Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia 

 
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ISBN 9781400873852
Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

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Why do tribal genealogies matter in modern-day Saudi Arabia? What compels the strivers and climbers of the new Saudi Arabia to want to prove their authentic descent from one or another prestigious Arabian tribe? Of Sand or Soil looks at how genealogy and tribal belonging have informed the lives of past and present inhabitants of Saudi Arabia and how the Saudi government's tacit glorification of tribal origins has shaped the powerful development of the kingdom's genealogical culture. Nadav Samin presents the first extended biographical exploration of the major twentieth-century Saudi scholar amad al-Jasir, whose genealogical studies frame the story about belonging and identity in the modern k 9781400873852
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