The Arabic World: Bibliography

  • Lawrence E. Babits
  • Hans Van Tilburg
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


No presentations are made regarding the Arabic World as an areal study. The field work at present is preliminary and often unavailable in English as can be seen in the thinness of the bibliographic section.


Indian Ocean Western Indian Ocean Arabic World Medieval Time Areal Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence E. Babits
    • 1
  • Hans Van Tilburg
    • 2
  1. 1.East Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA

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