Murray, George William, 1885-. The Western Bedouin (El Mugharba)

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Title: The Western Bedouin (El Mugharba)

Published in: Sons of Ismael: a study of the Egyptian Bedouin

Published By: Sons of Ismael: a study of the Egyptian Bedouin London: George Routledge and Sons, 1935. 271-283 p.: ill.

By line: By G. W. Murray

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Libyan Bedouin (MT09)

Subjects: Traditional history (173); History (175); Tribe and nation (619);

Abstract: Although this source is somewhat deficient in over-all ethnographic coverage it does present a general background on the cultural history and tribal organization of the Western Bedouin settled in the northern and western portions of the United Arab Republic. Primary emphasis is placed on the history and tribal organization of Awlad ‘Ali, with some additional data on the Jumei ‘at, the Samalus and the Shiheibat.

Document Number: 9

Document ID: mt09-009

Document Type: component part(s) monograph

Language: English


Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: ca. 1910-1935

Evaluation: Ethnologist, Geographer-3,4

Analyst: John Beierle; 1974

Coverage Date: 643-1935

Coverage Place: Western Desert, Egypt

LCSH: Bedouins


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