"Cradle of Islam" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Cradle of Islam"
A book review discussing the Hijazi culture and identity in Saudi Arabia.
# 69344 | 2,300 words | 1 source | APA | 2005 | US


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This book review is a discussion of the Hijazi culture and identity within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one whose urban and cosmopolitan customs, rituals and religious ceremonies and beliefs are in opposition to those of the Najd-Saudi school of Wahhabism. In Mai Yamani's account of her 'hidden' Hijaz culture, we see how the Hijazi retain their culture and identity in the midst of a suppressive environment.

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"Mai Yamani of Hijazi identity and a Saudi scholar provides an account of the schism within Saudi Arabian society between the Wahhabism promoted by the Saudi royal family and the Hijazi identity promoted in secret among members who ..."

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