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Recommendations

  

Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes
Victoria Clark, 2010 

Reviews: The Guardian; The Economist

Amazon US: paperback
Amazon UK: paperback 

    

   

Yemen: travels in dictionary land
Tim Mackintosh-Smith, 1997

Award-winning travel book. 
See review

Amazon US: hardcover
Amazon UK: hardcoverpaperback 

 

  

  

Yemen: Land and People
Sarah Searight, 2002

See review

Amazon US: paperback
Amazon UK: paperback 

  

  

Eating the Flowers of Paradise: A Journey Through the Drug Fields of Ethiopia and Yemen
Kevin Rushby, 1998

See review

Amazon US: hardcover; paperback
Amazon UK: hardcover 

  

  

A History of Modern Yemen 
Paul Dresch, 2000

See review

Amazon US: hardcover; paperback
Amazon UK: hardcover; paperback 

 

  

Motoring with Mohammed
Eric Hansen, 1992

Amusing tale of a bemused American's hunt for buried treasure in Yemen

Amazon US: paperback
Amazon UK: paperback  

 

 

The Despairing Developer: 
Diary of an aid worker

Timothy Morris, 1996

Amazon US: hardcover; paperback
Amazon UK: hardcover; paperback 

  

  

The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut
Freya Stark

A classic travelogue from 1934

Amazon US: paperback; large print; cassette
Amazon UK: paperback 

  

  

Civil Society in Yemen
Sheila Carapico, 1998

See review

Amazon US: hardcover
Amazon UK: hardcover  

  
     

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Last revised on 24 April, 2010