The Bedouin of Cyrenaica studies in personal and corporate power by Emrys L. Peters

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .

Written in English

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  • Bedouins -- Libya -- Cyrenaica,
  • Barqah (Libya) -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-306) and index.

Book details

StatementEmrys L. Peters ; edited by Jack Goody and Emanuel Marx.
SeriesCambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology -- 72
ContributionsGoody, Jack., Marx, Emanuel.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 310 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23787124M
ISBN 10052138561

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[Emrys L Peters; Jack Goody; Emanuel Marx] -- Emrys Peters studied the Bedouin of Libya for more than thirty years. The handful of articles published during his lifetime were widely admired and are still essential reading for anthropologists. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

as Tribal Adviser to the Military Government in Cyrenaica. T HE Italians invaded Cyrenaica in but failed to gain more than a foothold on the coast. In they were glad to sign with al-Sayyid Muhammad Idris, the Sanusi leader of the Bedouin, a truce which lasted till early in when the Fascists broke it and made a renewed attempt to.

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Emanuel Marx is Professor Emeritus of Social Anthropology at Tel Aviv University. He has published books and articles on the Bedouin of the Negev (Israel) and South Sinai (Egypt) and edited, with Sir Jack Goody, the work of Emrys Peters on the Bedouin of Cyrenaica (Libya).

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It means wanderer or nomad. The word badawi is taken from the word badiyah which means desert or plain. Therefore, we state that Bedouin means those in the desert or those in badiyah. The Senussi order was a success in Cyrenaica because, as the great anthropologist E. E Evans-Pritchard once wrote: “(the Bedouin) need was for some authority lying outside their segmental tribal system which could compose intertribal or intersectional disputes and bind the tribes and tribal sections within an organisation and under a common.

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