Saudi Arabia

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1863 the greater part of the present Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was ruled by the Wahhabite dynasty of Ibn Saud, while the Ottoman Empire held nominal rule in the vilayets of Habesh (capital, Jidda) and Haremi-Nahevi (capital, Medina).

al-Mamlaka al-‘Akabiya as-Sa‘udiya


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Books of Reference

  1. Annual Report, 1380 A.H. Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Jidda, 1962Google Scholar
  2. Aramco Handbook (English and Arabic), 1960Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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