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Volume 17, Number 6 November/December 1966

In This Issue

November/December 1966
The Dead Sea
Written by Jan Van Os
Photographed by T. F. Walters

From its lifeless waters hidden treasures for the farmers ... From its ancient caves hidden treasures for the scholars.

Written by Melvin G. Williams
Photographed by Morag Aboul-Hosn

It is older than the Odyssey; it is older than the Iliad ... An epic search for love and friendship and life eternal.

In The Marshes Of Iraq
Written and photographed by Wilfred Thesiger

Amidst "the stillness of a world that never knew an engine..." he found at last a life he longed to know and share.

The Middle East Holds Its Own
Written by Keith Carmichael
Illustrated by Brian Smith

The hurdles are high, the stakes big and the track fast ... It's the petroleum industry's fast-paced production race.

Written by William Tracy
Photographed by S. M. Amin

"Today there is little need for us; tomorrow none at all" ... So, sadly, speaks a scribe, the practitioner of a dying craft.

Shari'ah: Law Of Islam
Written by George M. Baroody
Photographed by Tor Eigeland

Shari'ah. in Arabic, means "the clear path to be followed." It is, American lawyers have learned, a good description.