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By Mamdouh Shahin

The nice significance of distinct info and their use in producing interdisciplinary medical wisdom at the improvement and utilisation of the water platforms of the Arab sector, with its common water pressure and wilderness components, is definitely validated. With expanding intake of water within the zone subsidized up by way of the starting to be inhabitants, the in step with capita availability of freshwater within the coming years is anticipated to reason critical shortage, until a few basic and anticipatory alterations are brought within the administration in their water platforms. in the direction of that finish, this type of wealthy publication will end up to be an outstanding support. The ebook is the final one written through the writer and the intensity of knowledge presentation and research essentially exhibits the pro adulthood with which it's been written. hence, the booklet is the ultimate expression of the lifelong paintings and scholarship of Professor Mamdouh Shahin. The Arab area has been the house of a few of the earliest human civilisations and their background can be a continuum of human endeavours in the direction of making sure the entry to water over an increasing house and time. The presentation of the $64000 parts of historical past of the area as concerning water will turn out to be a wealthy reference.

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Magic in many lands and amongst many races has been practiced with the intention of controlling the forces of nature for the good of man. The institutionalisation of magic in man’s life gradually led to the emergence of some of the elites to become magicians. Some of those magicians became chiefs and kings. The transition from magic to religion is evidenced by the fact that instances have been witnessed where gods were also believed to be magicians. Magic was met with successes and failures. However, the understanding of religion as a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man, which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and human life, kept steadily growing with time.

A container, consisting of a jar with a perforation in its bottom, is lowered into the water well and pulled up when filled. Water is allowed to flow into the irrigation system through the hole in the jar, and the operation is repeated over and over again. Each cycle needs about three minutes to be completed. The water commissioner decides the length of time, as measured continuously by filling and emptying of the jar, that a given landowner may divert the entire flow of the nearest ditch onto his field.

More than 500 × 106 years ago, as can be seen from the Geological Scale or Table shown in Figure 5. The African Shield was formed in the Pre-Cambrian Age. It has been suggested that the Arabian Shield, which occupies the area presently known as the Arabian Peninsula, formed a part of the African Shield. The Arabian Shield has three major components. These are: the Western Arabian Shield forming the central Najd-Hijaz and Asir Highlands in Saudi Arabia, the Yemen Plateau, which extends to Aden, and the Southern Arabian Shield along the Arabian Sea coast.

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