The Marsh Arabs

by Thesiger, Wilfred

During the years he spent among the Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq-long before they were almost completely wiped out by Saddam Hussein-Wilfred Thesiger came to understand, admire, and share a way of life that had endured for many centuries. Traveling from village to village by canoe, he won acceptance by dispensing medicine and treating the sick. In this account of a nearly lost civilization, he pays tribute to the hospitality, loyalty, courage, and endurance of the people, and describes their impressive reed houses, the waterways and lakes teeming with wildlife, the herding of buffalo and hunting of wild boar, moments of tragedy, and moments of pure comedy in vivid, engaging detail.

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cover of The Marsh Arabs: with 'The Marshmen of Southern Iraq' (Geographical Journal 1954); and 'Marsh Dwellers of Southern Iraq' (The National Geographic Magazine, signed by Thesiger on the front cover and on the first page of his article)

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The Marsh Arabs.

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London: Longmans, 1964. First edition, first impression. "After travelling in Iraqi Kurdistan, in 1950, Thesiger visited the marshes of southern Iraq. From then until 1958, except for 1957, he spent several months every year with the marsh Arabs, sharing the communal life of the villages and travelling by canoe throughout the marshes. To escape the hot, humid marsh summers,… Read more
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The Marsh Arabs: Seven Years with Primitive Tribesmen of a Watery World

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Middlesex: Penguin, 1977. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. About the tribes that live in the marshes of Iraq, around the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates. Illustrated with 110 superb B&W Photographs, taken by the Author, and Maps. 233 Pages. Some browning to page edges. Dustjacket not price clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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(London: Longmans: 1964) Second Impression. Cl. pp. xiv, 242. Illust. Maps (Iraq, Southern Iraq, The Marshes). Glossary. Index. Head of spine bumped and cloth flecked; otherwise near fine in very good dust-jacket.
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Marsh Arabs

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The Marsh Arabs

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The Marsh Arabs.

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The Marsh Arabs

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The Marsh Arabs

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