Old Oman

by W. D. Peyton

Publisher: Stacey International, Publisher: Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Humanities Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J

Written in English
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Also no dedicated book or study exists regarding Omani khanjars, to our knowledge. Until puberty a boy will wear a silver buckle rather than a khanjar (see below for several good examples) The blades of old khanjars typically originate from Iran or Europe (not from Oman) see e.g. the old book by . Hardcover book with linen wrap on the cover, foil stamping on the spine, and a glossy or matte finished printed dust jacket with flaps. Commonly used for first edition fiction, memoirs, and gift books. Oman - Oman - Cultural life: Oman is a tribal society, although tribal influence is gradually declining. Its predominantly Ibāḍī Muslim population observes social customs that—though still conservative by Western standards—are markedly less strict than those of neighbouring Saudi Arabia. (The consumption of alcoholic beverages, for instance, is illegal for Omani citizens but is. W e also have two wonderful ladies who wish to remain anonymous who look after our accounts and customer service, Said our truck driver, Salem and Jaffer in charge of clearance at the Cargo terminal at Muscat airport and a new 15% Omani partner who used to be advisor to the Minister of Commerce and Industry until he retired recently.

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