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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 Kuwait, 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 * Physical Terrain and Topographic Features * Climate * Water Resources * Major Cities * Kuwait City * Other Cities * Natural Hazards * Environmental Concerns * Chapter 1 Assessment * Chapter 2 * History * Introduction * Ancient Civilizations * Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq) * Arabia * Persia (present-day Iran) * Islam * Arab Settlement, Expansion, and Rivalry * British Protection * Mubarak the Great * The Battle of "Red Fort" at al-Jahra * Oil * The State of Kuwait * Nation-State * Arab State * Gulf State * Oil State * The Gulf War * Precipitants * Iraq Invades * Operation Desert Storm * Consequences of War * Recent History * Chapter 2 Assessment * Chapter 3 * Economy * Introduction * Agriculture and Food Production * Industry * Energy * Trade * Exports and Imports * Trade Organizations * Transportation * Tourism * Banking and Finance * Banking and Currency * Finance and Investment * Standard of Living * Employment Trends * Public vs. Private Sector and Outlook * Outlook * Chapter 3 Assessments * Chapter 4 * Society * Introduction * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Arabs * Asians * Bidoon * Languages * Religion * Islam * Other Religions * The Diwaniya * Gender Issues * Cuisine * Traditional Dress * Arts * Folk Traditions * Contemporary Arts * Sports and Recreation * Chapter 4 Assessment * Chapter 5 * Security * Introduction * U.S.-Kuwait Relations * Relations with Neighboring Countries * Iraq * Saudi Arabia * Iran * Interior Security and Law Enforcement * Military * Issues Affecting Stability * Oil * Water * Nuclear * Terrorism * Internal Relations * CHAPTER 1: PROFILE * Introduction * Geography * Area * Climate * Topography * Islands * Bodies of Water * History * Early Modern Era * Modern Era * Road to Independence * Post-Independence * Government * Media * Important Elements of the Economy * Oil * Energy * Ethnic Groups * Kuwaiti * Arab (non-Kuwaiti) * South/Southeast Asian * Iranian * Bidoon * Chapter 1 Assessment. * CHAPTER 2: RELIGION * Overview of Major Religions * Role of Religion in Government * Religion and Government * Freedom of Religion * Religion and the Press * Influence of Religion on Daily Life * Influence of Islam on Society * Influence of Islam on Women * Religious Events * Religious Holidays * Eid al-Fitr * Eid al-Adha * Laylat al-Miraj * Mawlid * Buildings of Worship * Mosques * Churches * Behavior in Places of Worship * Chapter 2 Assessment * CHAPTER 3: TRADITIONS * Introduction * Honor and Values * Formulaic Codes of Politeness * Male/Female Interaction * Gift-Giving * Eating Habits and Food * Dress Codes * Men * Women * Nonreligious Celebrations * National Day * Liberation Day * Other * Tribal Relations * Gestures * Do's and Don'ts * Chapter 3 Assessment * CHAPTER 4: URBAN LIFE * Introduction * Work Problems and Urbanization Issues * Workforce Demands * Expatriate Workers * Urban Crowding * Healthcare Services * Education * History of Education in Kuwait * School Structure * Special Circumstances * Higher Education * Restaurants * Marketplace and Vendors

GÉNERO
Historia
PUBLICADO
2015
septiembre 27
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
584
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Progressive Management
VENDEDOR
Smashwords, Inc.
TAMAÑO
566.5
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