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By Kennett

Published in 1925, this can be an absolute gem of a e-book. From the author's preface: "In the subsequent chapters i've got attempted, by way of quoting court cases of every kind, and explaining the capacity hired to eliminate them, to teach first the stipulations less than which the Bedouin stay, and secondly their mentality and perspective. even if the reader may perhaps assemble from the pages that keep on with that i've got a true affection for the Bedou himself and admiration for many of his legislation and customs, i've got attempted to symbolize his personality in complete, with all his faults and failings. Descriptions of specific circumstances were purposely brought, exhibiting unmistakably that Bedouin legislations isn't any extra infallible than the other legislations, and that during a few situations justice isn't really performed. yet within the mixture, will probably be chanced on that the Bedou with all his faults is a really loveable individual, and his code of legislation and customs is extraordinary for its sensible universal sense."

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