The Ulama and the Al Saud: A Relationship Between Elites in Saudi Arabia

Master thesis English OPEN
Permuy, Alexandra;
(2016)
  • Subject: Al Saud | Elites | Saudi Arabia | Ulama | Middle Eastern studies | Political science

The origins of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia date back to the alliance forged between the AlSaud and the preacher Muhammad Ibn AbdulWahhab in the 18th century, and the subsequent establishment of the first Saudi state. Since then, the religious scholars, or ulama, have pl... View more
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