References

Note: This is a basic list and is not exhaustive, nor is it an endorsement of every reference. A broader listing, although not by category, is provided in Index Yemenicus. Viewers are invited to send in references to the webshaykh that they think are essential sources for any of the categories or to develop new categories. It is not yet possible to use proper transliteration in this listing, so please double check names and titles for use in a bibliography. This bibliography does not include Arabic books.

 

Aden

Facey, Roy
1998 The Development of the Port of Aden British-Yemeni Society Journal http://www.al-bab.com/bys/articles/facey98.htm.

Margariti, Roxani Eleni
2007 Aden and the Indian Ocean Trade: 150 Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Pieragostini, Karl
1991 Britain, Aden and South Arabia: Abandoning Empire. New York: St. Martins Press. [Reviewed in YU 35(1994):33-35 by F. Gregory Gause III].

   

Agriculture and Irrigation

Barcelo, Miquel et al.
1998 La Transmission des techniques hydrauliques du Yemen a al-Andalus Chroniques yéménites http://www.univ-aix.fr/cfey/barcelo.html

Baulfour-Paul, Jenny.
1997 Indigo in the Arab World. Surrey: Curzon Press. ISBN 0-7007-0373. [Reviewed in Journal of Semitic Studies 44:1:161-162, 1999 by D. Varisco.]

Gingrich, Andre
1994 Südwestarabische Sternkalender: eine ethnologische Studie zu Struktur, Kontext und regionalem Vergleich des tribalen Agrarkalenders der Munebbih im Jemen. Vienna: Institut für Völkerkunde des Universität Wien.

Lichtenthäler, Gerhard
2003 Political Ecology and the Role of Water: Environment, Society and Economy in Northern Yemen. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Maktari, Abdulla
1971 Water Rights and Irrigation Practices in Lahj. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rossi, Ettore
1953 "Note sull' irrigazione, l'agricoltura e le stagioni nel Yemen," Oriente Moderno 33:349-361.

Serjeant, R. B.
1974 "The cultivation of cereals in medieval Yemen," Arabian Studies 1:25-74.

Tutwiler, Richard and Sheila Carapico
1981 Yemeni Agriculture and Economic Change. Sanaa: American Institute for Yemeni Studies.

Varisco, Daniel Martin
2002 Agriculture in Rasulid Zabid. Journal of Semitic Studies, Supplement 14. Studies on Arabia in Honour of Professor G. Rex Smith, edited by J. F. Healey and V. Porter, 323-351. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
1994 Medieval Agriculture and Islamic Science: The Almanac of a Yemeni Sultan. Seattle: University of Washington Press. [Reviewed in YU 36(1995):36,45 by D. King.]

   

Animals

Harrison, David L. and Paul Bates
1991 The Mammals of Arabia. Kent: Harrison Zoological Museum. [Reviewed in YU 33 (1993):28-29 by D. Varisco.]

Marti, Esmond Bradley and Lucy Vigne
1997 "An historical perspective of the Yemeni rhino horn trade," Pachyderm 23:29-40.

Martin, Esmond Bradley et al.
1997 On a Knife's Edge: The Rhinoceros Horn Trade in Yemen. Cambridge: TRAFFIC. ISBN 1 85850 127X

Porter, Richard et al.
1996 Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East. London: Poyser.

   

Architecture

Marchand, Trevor Hugh James
2001 Minaret Building and Apprenticeship in Yemen. London: Curzon.

   

Astronomy and Astrology

King, David A.
1983 Mathematical Astronomy in Medieval Yemen: A Biobiblioghraphic Survey. Malibu: Undena.
1986 Islamic Mathematical Astronomy. London: Variorum.

   

Bibliography

Aucherlonie, Paul
1998 Yemen. Revised Edition. The World Bibliographis Series, 50. Oxford: Clio Press. [Reviwed in YU 40 (1998):45-47 by D. Varisco.]

Buringa, Joke
1992 Bibliography on Women in Yemen. Yemen Development Series, No.2. Westbury: American Institute for Yemeni Studies.

Centre français d'études yéménites (Library) http://www.univ-aix.fr/cfey/acquis.html

Macro, Eric
1960 Bibliography on Yemen and Notes on Mocha. Coral Gables: Miami University Press.

Miller, A. T. et al.
1982 "Studies in the flora of Arabia. I. A botanical bibliography of the Arabian peninsula." Notes of the Royal Botanical Garden of Edinburgh 40:43-61.

Mondesir, Simoné
1977 A Select Bibliography of Yemen Arab Republic and People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. Occasional Papers, Series No. 5. Durham: University of Durham, Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

Naji, Sultan A.
1973 Selected and Annotated Bibliography on Yemen. Bibliographic Series, No. 6. Kuwait: Kuwait University Libraries Department. [European language and Arabic references]

Stevenson, Thomas B.
1994 Studies on Yemen, 1975-1990. A Bibliography of European-Language Sources for Social Scientists. Westbury: American Institute for Yemeni Studies.

   

Botany

Chaudhary, S. A. and R. Revri
1983 Weeds of North Yemen. Eschborn: GTZ.

Fleurentin, J. and J.-M. Pelt
1982 "Repertory of drugs and medicinal plants in Yemen." Journal of Ethnopharmacology 6:85-108.

Hepper, F. N. and I. Friis
1994 The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-arabica. Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens. [Reviewed in YU 33(1993):22 by D. Varisco.]

Miller, Anthony and Thomas Cope
1996 Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Schweinfurth, Georg
1912 Arabische Pflanzennamen aus Aegypten, Algerien und Jemen. Berlin: Reimer. [Reprint (1996): Zurich: Danowski Verlag]

Wood, John
1997 A Handbook of the Yemeni Flora. Kew Gardens: Royal Botanic Gardens. ISBN 1 900347 31 8 [Reviewed in YU 40 (1998):53, 62 by P. Scholte.]

   

Culture and Ethnography

Adra, Najwa
1985 "The concept of tribe in rural Yemen," In N. S. Hopkins and S. E. Ibrahim, editors, Arab Society: Social Science Perspectives, 275-285. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press.

Caton, Steven C.
2005 Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation. New York: Hill and Wang.
1990 "Peaks of Yemen I Summon": Poetry as Cultural Practice in a North Yemeni Tribe. Berkeley: University of California Press. [focus on Khawlan]

Dorsky, Susan
1986 Women of 'Amran: A Middle Eastern Ethnographic Study. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Dostal, Walter
1985 Egalitaet und Klassengesellschaft in Südarabien. Wiener Beitraege zur Kulturgeschichte und Linguistik, Band XX. Vienna.

Dresch, Paul
1989 Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen. Oxford: Clarendon.

Gerholm, Tomas
1977 Market, Mosque and Mafraj: Social Inequality in a Yemeni Town. Stockholm.

Ho, Engseng
1977 The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Meneley, Anne
1996 Tournaments of Value: Sociability and Hierarchy in a Yemeni Town. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. [study of Zabid society]

Miller, Flagg
2005 Of Songs and Signs: Audiocassette Poetry, Moral Character, and the Culture of Circulation in Yemen. American Ethnologist 32(1):82-99.

Mundy, Martha
1995 Domestic Government: Kinship, Community and Polity in North Yemen. London: I. B. Taurus Press. [study of Wadi Dahr]

Myntti, Cynthia
1988 "Hegemony and healing in rural North Yemen," Social Science and Medicine 27/5:515-520.

Naumkin, Vitaly
1993 Island of the Phoenix: An Ethnographic Study of the People of Socotra. Reading: Ithaca Press. Translated from the Russian by Valery A. Epstein. [Reviewed in YU 34 (1994): 40-41 by D. Varisco.]

Stevenson, Thomas B.
1985 Social Change in a Yemeni Highlands Town. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. [study of 'Amran]

Varisco, Daniel Martin
2006 Reflections on Fieldwork in Yemen: The Genealogy of a Diary in Response to Rabinow's Reflections on Fieldwork in MoroccoAnthropology of the Middle East 1(2):35-62.

Weir, Shelagh
2007 A Tribal Order: Politics and Law in the Mountains of Yemen. Austin: University of Texas Press.

   

Dance

Adra, Najwa
1993 "Tribal dancing and Yemeni nationalism: Steps to unity," Revue du Monde Musulman et de la Méditerranée 67:161-168.
1998 "Dance and glance: Visualizing tribal identity in highland Yemen," Visual Anthropology 11:55-102.

   

Development

Morris, Timothy
1991 The Despairing Developer: Diary of an Aid Worker in the Middle East. London: I.B. Taurus.

Swagman, Charles
1988 Development and Change in Highland Yemen. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Varisco, Daniel Martin
1995 "Indigenous plant protection methods in Yemen." Geojournal 37(1):27-38.

   

Emigration

Halliday, Fred
1992 Arabs in Exile: Yemeni Migrants in Urban Britain. London: I.B. Tauris, 1992. [Reviewed in YU 34 (1994):42,44 by Tim Morris.]

   

General Background

Burrowes, Robert D.
1995 Historical Dictionary of Yemen. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. [Reviewed in YU 38 (1996):26-27 by T. Stevenson]

Grohmann, Adolf
1930-34 Südarabien als Wirtschaftsgebiet. 2 vols. Brunn: Rudolf. [useful summary of data from the 19th century travel literature]

Stone, Francine, editor
1985 Studies on the Tihamah. London: Longman.

Stookey, Robert
1978 Yemen: the Politics of the Yemen Arab Republic. Boulder: Westview.

   

Geography and Geology

Kopp, Horst
1981 Die Agrargeographie der Arabischen Republik Jemen. Erlanger Geographische Arbeiten, Sonderband 11. Erlange.

Tattersall, Ian et al.
1995 "Paleontological Reconnaissance in Yemen," Yemen Update 37:21-24.

   

Hadramawt

Boxberger, Linda
2002 On the Edge of Empire: Hadhramawt, Emigration and the Indian Ocean, 1880s-1930s. Ithaca: SUNY Press.

Freitag, Ulrike and William G. Clarence-Smith, editors,
1997 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. Reviewed in YU40 (1998):48-52 by D. M. Varisco.

   

Islam

Knysh, Alexander
1993 "The cult of saints in Hadramawt," New Arabian Studies 1:137-152.

   

Islamic History

Chelhod, Joseph
1978 "Introduction à l'histoire sociale et urbaine de Zabid," Arabica 25:48-88.

Hardy-Guilbert, Claire
1998 Fouilles Archeologiques a Al-Shihr. Chroniques yéménites http://www.univ-aix.fr/cfey/shihr.html

Kay, Henry C.
1892 Yaman: Its Early Medieval History. London: Edward Arnold.

al-Khazraji, Abu al-Hasan 'Ali
1906-1918 The Pearl Strings; A History of the Resuliyy Dynasty of Yemen. 5 vols. London: Luzac and Co. [edited and translated by J. W. Redhouse]

Sayyid, Ayman Fu'âd, editor

2002 The Fatimids and their Successors in Yaman: The History of an Islamic Community. Arabic Edition and English Summary of Idrîs 'Imâd al-Dîn's 'Uyûn al-akhbâr, vol. 7. London: I. B. Taurus.

al-Shamrookh, Nayef Abdullah
1996 The Commerce and Trade of the Rasulids in the Yemen, 630-858/1231-1454. Kuwait.

Serjeant, R. B.
1996 Society and Trade in South Arabia. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 0-86078-603-X [Reviewed in Journal of Semitic Studies 43:2:398-399 by D. Varisco.]

Smith, G. Rex
1997 Studies in the Medieval History of the Yemen and South Arabia. Aldershot: Variorum. [contains 20 previously published articles]

Varisco, Daniel Martin
1993 "Texts and pretexts: The unity of the Rasulid state under al-Malik al-Muzaffar," Revue du Monde Musulman et de la Mediteranée 67:13-23.
1994 Medieval Agriculture and Islamic Science: The Almanac of a Yemeni Sultan. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
1997 Medieval Folk Astronomy and Agriculture in Arabia and the Yemen. Aldershot: Variorum. [15 previously published articles and one original contribution]

Whitcomb, Donald S.
1988 "Islamic archaeology in Aden and the Hadhramaut," In D. T., Potts, editor, Araby the Blest, pp. 176-262. Copenhagen: Carsten Niebuhr Institute.

   

Islamic Texts

Kay, Henry C.
1892 Yaman: Its Early Medieval History. London: Edward Arnold.

al-Khazraji, Abu al-Hasan 'Ali
1906-1918 The Pearl Strings; A History of the Resuliyy Dynasty of Yemen. 5 vols. London: Luzac and Co. [edited and translated by J. W. Redhouse]

Renaud, Étienne
1980 "Éléments de bibliographie sur le Zaydisme," IBLA (Tunis) 146:309-321.

Sayyid, Ayman Fu'ad
1974 Sources de l'histoire du Yémen a l'epoque musulmane. Cairo: Institut française d'archéologie orientale du Caire.

Smith, G. Rex
1997 Studies in the Medieval History of the Yemen and South Arabia. Aldershot: Variorum. [contains 20 previously published articles]

Tuchscherer, Michel, translator
1992 Imams, notables et bédouins du Yémen au xviii siècle ou Quintessence de l'or du règne de Cherif Muhammad B. Ahmad: Chronique de 'Abd al-Rahman b. Hasan al-Bahkali. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale du Caire. Reviewed in YU 37 (1995):32-33 by D. Varisco]

Varisco, Daniel Martin
1994 Medieval Agriculture and Islamic Science: The Almanac of a Yemeni Sultan. Seattle: University of Washington Press. [Reviewed in YU 36 (1995):36,45 by D. King]
1997 Medieval Folk Astronomy and Agriculture in Arabia and the Yemen. Aldershot: Variorum. [15 previously published articles and one original contribution]

Varisco, Daniel Martin and G. Rex Smith, editors
1998 The Manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal al-‘Abbas b. ‘Ali b. Da‘ud b. Yusuf b. ‘Umar b. ‘Ali Ibn Rasul: A Medieval Arabic Anthology from the Yemen. Warminster: Aris & Phillips. ISBN 0 906094 32 1 [Reviewed in al-'Usur al-Wusta 11.1:25-26, 1999] by Fred Donner.]

   

Judaism (Yemenite)

Ahroni, R.
1994 The Jews of the British Crown Colony of Aden: History, Culture and Ethnic Relations. Leiden: Brill.

Brauer, E.
1934 Ethnologie der jemenitischen Juden. Heidelberg: Winter.

Hollander, Isaac
2004 Jews And Muslims In Lower Yemen: A Study In Protection And Restraint 1918-1949 (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia). Leiden: Brill.

Klein-Franke, Aviva
1989 "The Jews of Yemen," In W. Daum, editor, Yemen: 3000 Years of Art and Civilisation in Arabia Felix, pp. 265-299. Innsbruck: Pinguin.

Langermann, Yitzhak Tzvi
1996 Yemenite Midrash-Philosophical Commentaries on the Torah: An Anthology of Writings from the Golden Age of Judaism in Yemen. San Francisco: Harper Collins. [Reviewed in YU 39 (1997):34-35 by A. Klein-Franke]

Lewis, Herbert
1994 After the Eagles Landed: The Yemenites of Israel. Prospect Heigfhts: Waveland Press.
[Reviewed in YU 38 (1996):28-29 by T. Stevenson]

Nini, Yehuda
1991 The Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914. Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers. Translated by H. Galai. [Reviewed in YU 35(1994):28-30 by Daniel J. Schroeter.]

Parfitt, T.
1996 The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950. Leiden: Brill.

Tobi, Yosef
1999 The Jews of Yemen: Studies in their History and Culture. Leiden: Brill.

   

Language and Dialect

Lonnet, Antoine
1993 "Quelques résultats en linguistique sudarabique moderne," Quaderni di Studi Arabi 11:37-82.

Leslau, W.
1938 Lexique Soqotri. Paris.

Piamenta, M.
1990-1991 Dictionary of Post-classical Yemeni Arabic. 2 vols. Leiden: Brill. [Reviewed in YU 34(1994):34-36,44 by D. Varisco]

Qafisheh, Hamdi A.
1992 Yemeni Arabic Reference Grammar. Kensington, MD: Dunwoody Press. [Reviewed in YU 37(1995):42-42 by J. Watson]

Rossi, Ettore
1939 L'Arabo Parlato a San'a. Rome: Instituto per l'Orient.

Simeone-Senelle, M.C. and A. Lonnet
1995 Les langues du pays de l'encens: Linguistique sudarabique moderne. Paris.

Watson, Janet C. E.
1993 A Syntax of San'ani Arabic. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. [Reviewed in YU 35(1994):31-32 by D. Varisco and in Journal of Semitic Studies 43:2:395-397 by D. Caubet.]
1996 Sbahtu! A Course in San'ani Arabic. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. [Reviewed in YU 40(1998):63-64 by Dan Varisco.]

   

Law (Islamic and Modern)

Haykel, Bernard
2003 Revival and Reform in Islam: The Legacy of Muhammad al-Shawkânî. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Maktari, Abdulla and John McHugo
1995 Business Law of Yemen. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

Messick, Brinkley
1993 The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society. Berkeley: University of California Press. [Reviewed in YU 36(1995):24-25 by D.Varisco.]

Serjeant, R. B.
1991 Customary and Shari'ah Law in Arabian Society. Hampshire: Variorum, 1991. Reviewed in YU 30/31 (1992):39 by D. M. Varisco

   

Literature in Translation

Dammaj, Zayd Mutee'
1994 The Hostage. New York: Interlink. Translated by May Jayyusi and Christopher Tingley. [Reviewed in YU 36(1995):34 by S. Caton]

Goitein, S. D.
1934 Jemenica: Sprichwoerter und Redensarten aus Zentral-Jemen. Leiden: Brill.

al-Hamdani, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan
1938 The Antiquities of South Arabia (al-Iklil). Princeton: Princeton University Press, [10th century text translated by N. Faris]

Jayyusi, Lena (translator)
1996 The Adventures of Sayf Ben Dhi Yazan: An Arab Folk Epic. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Varisco, Daniel Martin
2004 Terminology for Plough Cultivation in Yemeni Arabic. Journal for Semitic Studies 49(1):71-129
1988 "Table Salt and other folktales from Yemen," The World & I 3/7:503-509.

   

Mocha

Brouwer, C. G.
1997 Al-Mukha. Profile of a Yemeni Seaport as Sketched by Servants of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) 1614-1640. Amsterdam: D'Fluyte Rarob. [Review in.YU 40 (1998):48-52 by D. Varisco.

Macro, Eric
1960 Bibliography on Yemen and Notes on Mocha. Coral Gables: Miami University Press.

   

Ottoman Yemen

Blackburn, J. R.
1979 "Arabic and Turkish source materials for the early history of Ottoman Yemen, 945/1538-976/1568," In Studies in the History of Arabia, part 2, vol. 1: Sources for the History of Arabia, pp. 197-210. Riyadh: Riyadh Univrsity Press.

   

Photographic and Art Books

Aithee, Charles and Patrici
2002 Yemen: Jewel of Arabia. London: Stacey International.

Crociani, Paola
1996 Portraits of Yemen. Cairo: Hoopoe Books. [Reviewed in YU 39 (1997):38-39 by D. Varisco]

Ingrams, Leila
1996 Yemen Engraved: Illustrations by Foreign Travellers 1680-1903. Interlink Publishing.

   

Political History (20th Century)

Gause III, F. Gregory
1990 Saudi-Yemeni Relations: Domestic Structures and Foreign Influences. New York: Columbia University Press. [Reviewed in YU 35(1994):40,41 by R. D. Burrowes.]

Glosemeyer, Ingrid
1995 Liberalisierung und Demokratisierung in der Republik Yemen, 1900-1994:
Einführung und Dokumente. Hamburg: Deutsches Orient-Institut.

   

Prehistoric Yemen

Jung, M.
1991 "Rock art of North Yemen," Revista degli Studi Orientali 64:255-273.

   

Qat (Khat)

Chelhod, Joseph
1972 "La société yéménite et le kat," Objets et Mondes 12/1:3-22.

Kennedy, John G.
1987 The Flower of Paradise. the Institutionalized Use of the Drug Qat in North Yemen. Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Co.

Rodinson, Maxime
1977 "Esquisse d'une monographie du qat," Journal Asiatique 265: 71-96.

Schopen, Armin
1978 Das Qat. Geschichte und Gebrauch des Genussmittels Catha edulis Forsk. in der Arabischen Republik Yemen. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner.

Varisco, Daniel Martin
2007 "Turning Over a New Leaf: The Impact of Qât (Catha edulis) in Yemeni Horticulture." In Michel Conan and W. John Kress, editors, Botanical Progress, Horticultural Innovations and Cultural Changes, 239-256. Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture, XXVIII. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Distributed by Harvard University Press.
2004 The Elixer of Life or the Devil's Cud: The Debate over Qat (Catha edulis) in Yemeni Culture. In Ross Coomber and Nigel South, editors, Drug Use and Cultural Context: Tradition, Change and Intoxicants beyond 'The West', 101-118. London: Free Association Books.
1986 "On the meaning of chewing: The significance of qat (Catha edulis) in the Yemen Arab Republic," Int. J. of Middle East Studies 18:1-13.

Wagner, Mark
2005 The Debate Between Coffee and Qât in Yemeni Literature. Middle Eastern Literatures 8(2):121-149.

Weir, Shelagh
1985 Qat in Yemen. Consumption and Social Change. London: British Museum Publications Ltd.

   

Sanaa

Grandguillaume, Gilbert et al. (editors)
1995 Sanaa hors les murs. Tours: Centre Française d'Ètudes Yéménites and URBAMA.

Mermier, Franck
1997 Le Cheikh de la nuit. Sanaa: organisation des souks et société citadine. Arles: Actes Sud.

Serjeant, R. B. and R. Lewcock, editors
1983 San'a: An Arabian Islamic City. London: World of Islam Festival Trust.

   

Socotra

Doe, Brian
1992 Socotra: Island of Antiquity. London: Immel.

Leslau, W.
1938 Lexique Soqotri. Paris.

Naumkin, Vitaly
1993 Island of the Phoenix: An Ethnographic Study of the People of Socotra. Reading: Ithaca Press. Translated from the Russian by Valery A. Epstein. [Reviewed in YU 34 (1994): 40-41 by D. Varisco.]

Segev, A.V. and V.V. Naumkin
1993 "Monuments of Socotra," Topoi 3/2:569-623.

   

South Arabian History

Avanzini, A.
"La chronologie longue et le début de l'histoire sudarabique," Quaderni di Studi Arabi 11:7-26.

Groom, Nigel
1981 Frankincense and Myrrh: A Study of the Arabian Incense Trade. London: Longman.

Hoyland, Robert G.
2001 Arabia and the Arabs from the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam. London: Routledge.

   

South Arabian Languages

Beeston, A. F. L. et al.
1982 Sabaic Dictionary (English-French-Arabic). Beirut: Librairie du Liban.

Biella, Joan Copeland
1982 Dictionary of Old South Arabic: Sabaen Dialect. Harvard Semitic Studies, 25. Chico: Scholars Press.

   

Travel Accounts

Bidwell, Robin
1994 Travellers in Arabia. London: Garnet Publishing. [Reviewed in [YU 37(1995):35] by T. Stevenson]

Mackintosh-Smith, Tim
1997 Yemen: Travels in Dictionary Land. London: Murray.

Niebuhr, Carsten
1994 Travels through Arabia. London: Garnet Publishing. Reprint of 1792 edition. [Reviewed in YU 37(1995):28-31 by D. Varisco]

Skobeleff, Alexandra
1994 Light and Shadows: Memories of Yemen. Portland: Mandaville Associates. [Reviewed in YU 36(1995):26-27 by D. Varisco]

Stark, Freya
1940 A Winter in Arabia. London: Murray. Reprinted in 1983.

   

Women and Gender

Buringa, Joke
1992 Bibliography on Women in Yemen. Yemen Development Series, No.2. Westbury: American Institute for Yemeni Studies.

Makhlouf, Carla
1970 Changing Veils: Women and Modernization in North Yemen. London: Croom Helm.

Myntti, Cynthia
1979 Women and Development in Yemen Arab Republic. Eschborn: GTZ.

   

Zabid

Chelhod, Joseph
1978 "Introduction à l'histoire sociale et urbaine de Zabid," Arabica 25:48-88.

Keall, E. J. 1997 Island story: Yemeni style. R.O.M. Archaeological Newsletter III/5 (August) http://romlx6.rom.on.ca/pub/an/archns3-5.html
1996 Thrones of Zabid. R. O. M. Archaeological Newsletter III/1 (February) http://romlx6.rom.on.ca/pub/an/archns1.html
1994 In the Yemeni desert: Water, water everywhere. R. O. M. Archaeological Newsletter II/51 (February) http://romlx6.rom.on.ca/pub/an/archno1.html

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

   

Zaydi History

Renaud, Étienne
1980 "Éléments de bibliographie sur le Zaydisme," IBLA (Tunis) 146:309-321.

Tuchscherer, Michel (translator)
1992 Imams, notables et bédouins du Yémen au xviiie siècle ou Quintessence de l'or du règne de Cherif Muhammad B. Ahmad: Chronique de 'Abd al-Rahman b. Hasan al-Bahkali. TAEI, xxx. Cairo: Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, 1992. [Reviewed in YU 37(1995):32-33 by D. Varisco.]

   

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