Street Literature on Usama Bin Laden: A REVIEW OF CHEAPER ARABIC BIOGRAPHIES FOUND IN ARAB ALLEYWAYS
Aboul-Enein, Youssef, Infantry
Books in much of the Arab world are considered a luxury. Although accessible to the public, libraries such as the great new library in Alexandria, Egypt, seem to be the purview of scholars. The vast majority of the Arab public is busy eking out a living and does not have the time and money to travel to the libraries usually located in centralized locations such as Cairo, Kuwait City, or Riyadh. This is the drawback of having one library in a major urban center and not having branches at the community level as you would find in the United States. In addition, young Arab students are not taught how to access the library and how to research and access books. Therefore, many pay attention to …
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Publication information: Article title: Street Literature on Usama Bin Laden: A REVIEW OF CHEAPER ARABIC BIOGRAPHIES FOUND IN ARAB ALLEYWAYS. Contributors: Aboul-Enein, Youssef - Author. Magazine title: Infantry. Volume: 95. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 2006. Page number: 22+. © Infantry Magazine Nov/Dec 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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