9780143118275

Inside the Kingdom Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia

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    9780143118275

  • ISBN10:

    0143118277

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

Journalist and bestselling author Lacey provides a modern history of Saudi Arabia, as told in the Saudis' own words, revealing a people attempting to reconcile life under religious law with the demands of a rapidly changing world. bw photo inserts.

Author Biography

Robert Lacey is the author of twenty books, including Majesty, The Year 1000, and the New York Times bestseller The Kingdom. he live sin Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Table of Contents

Preface: Welcome to the Kingdomp. ix
Map: Saudi Arabia and Its Neighborsp. xvi
Family Tree: Rulers of the Kingdomp. xxviii
Note on the Islamic Calendarp. xx
Kingdom of God
Angry Facep. 3
The Brothersp. 14
Siegep. 24
No Sunni, No Shiap. 37
Vox Populi, Vox Deip. 46
Salafi Soccerp. 54
Jihad in Afghanistanp. 62
Special Relationshipp. 68
Dawn Visitorsp. 78
Stars in the Heavensp. 86
Into Exilep. 97
The Dove and the East Windp. 105
Vacationing Jihadip. 114
Kingdom at War
Desert Stormp. 127
Battle for Al-Khafjip. 141
Awakeningp. 148
Stopping the Sinsp. 157
In from the Coldp. 167
Change of Heartp. 174
Enter the Crown Princep. 180
The Studentsp. 193
Infinite Reachp. 204
New Centuryp. 214
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