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Bulletin of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies
No. 40 1998

Contents

Articles

Bates, Michael L.
A Guide to the Bibliography of Yemeni Coinage [YU 40 (1998:14-16)]

Evans, Barbara
Orchids in Yemen [YU 40 (1998:33-36)]

Miller, Flagg
Ten Neglected Troves in the Heart of Aden [YU 40 (1998:37-38,58)]

Prados, Edward
Contemporary Wooden Fishing Craft of Yemen [YU 40 (1998:5-8)]

Stone, Francine
The Holy Men of Medieval Tihâma [YU 40 (1998:9-13)]

Varisco, Daniel Martin
After New York ... Before Sanaa: A Postmodern Lufthansa Lullaby [YU 40 (1998:24-28)]

Walters, Delores M.
Murshidat, Midwives and Nurses: Women Transforming Health Care and Social Relations in Yemen [YU 40 (1998:32)]

Wenner, Kurt
The Queen of Sheba in Florence [YU 40 (1998:58)]

Yemen Reviews

Auchterlonie, Paul
Yemen. Revised Edition.
The World Bibliographic Series, 50. Oxford: Clio Press, 1998, xxii, 348, map, indexes. Reviewed by D. M. Varisco [YU 40 (1998):45-47]

Brouwer, C. G.
Al-MUKHA. Profile of a Yemeni Seaportas Sketched by Servants of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) 1614-1640. Amsterdam: D'Fluyte Rarob, 1997. 509 pp, maps, photos, indexes. ISBN 90-300267-6-X. Reviewed by D. M. Varisco [YU 40 (1998):48-52]

Freitag, Ulrike and William G. Clarence-Smith, editors,
Hadhrami Traders, Scholars and Statesmen in the Indian Ocean, 1750s-1960s. Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia, vol. 57. Leiden: Brill, 1997. x, 392 pp. ISBN: 90-04 10771 1 LC# JV8750.5.H33 1997. Reviewed by D. M. Varisco [YU40 (1998):59-62]

Meneley, Anne
Tournaments of Value: Sociability and Hierarchy in a Yemeni Town. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. Reviewed by D. M. Varisco [YU 40 (1998):55-57]

Smith, G. Rex, J. R. Smart and B. R. Pridham, editors
New Arabian Studies. Volume 4. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1997. Reviewed by D. M. Varisco [YU 40 (1998):65-67]

Watson, Janet C. E.
Sbahtu! A Course in San'ani Arabic. Semitica Viva: Series Didactica, 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1996. xxvii, 324 pp., glossary, index ISBN 3-447-03755-5. Reviewed by D. M.Varisco [YU 40(1998):63-64]

Wood, J. R. I.
A Handbook of the Yemen Flora. With color illustrations by Hugo Haig-Thomas. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. UK. ISBN 1 900347 31 8. Price: £85, 434 pages with 40 color plates. Reviewed by Paul Scholte [YU 40 (1998):53,62]

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