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Publisher Description

This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Oman, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

CHAPTER 1: GEOGRAPHY * Introduction * Geography and Topography * Climate * Bodies of Water * Major Cities * Muscat * Salalah * Sohar (Suhar) * Rustaq * Nizwa * Ibri * Environmental Concerns * Natural Hazards * Chapter 1 Assessment * CHAPTER 2: HISTORY * Introduction * Tribalism in Oman * Ancient Oman * The Early Arabs * Early Islam (630-1507) * Imams and Sultans * The Portuguese and the Yarubi Imamate (1507-1749) * The al-Bu Said Dynasty Begins (1749-1862) * Rise of the Slave Trade * Civil Unrest and a Palace Coup (1862-1970) * Sultan Qaboos bin Said (1970-2012) * Recent Events * Chapter 2 Assessment * CHAPTER 3: ECONOMY * Introduction * Agriculture * Industry * Energy * Natural Resources * Trade * Tourism * Banking and Finance * Standard of Living * Employment Trends * Outlook * Chapter 3 Assessment * CHAPTER 4: SOCIETY * Introduction * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Baluchi * Africans and Swahili Speakers * Hindus and Indians * Lawatiyya (Khojas) * Religion * Cuisine * Traditional Dress * Gender Issues * Arts * Music * Dance * Sports and Recreation * Chapter 4 Assessment * CHAPTER 5: SECURITY * Introduction * United States-Oman Relations * Relations with Neighbors * Iran * Iraq * Israel * Saudi Arabia * United Arab Emirates * Yemen * Police * Military * Issues Affecting Stability * Political Succession * Unemployment * Water Security * Outlook * Chapter 5 Assessment * FINAL ASSESSMENT

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2015
17 October
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
492
Pages
PUBLISHER
Progressive Management
SIZE
439.2
KB

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