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remaking of Saudi Arabia the struggle between King Saʻud and Crown Prince Faysal, 1953-1962 by S. Izraeli

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Published by Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel .
Written in English



  • Saudi Arabia


  • Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, 1902-1969.,
  • Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia, 1906-1975.,
  • Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-212) and index.

Statementby Sarah Yizraeli.
SeriesDayan Center papers ;, 121
ContributionsMerkaz Dayan le-ḥeḳer ha-Mizraḥ ha-tikhon ṿe-Afriḳah (Universiṭat Tel-Aviv)
LC ClassificationsJQ1841.A58 Y59 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL419223M
ISBN 109652240265
LC Control Number98123215

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