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The Resource A diamond in the desert : behind the scenes in the world's richest city, Jo Tatchell

A diamond in the desert : behind the scenes in the world's richest city, Jo Tatchell

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A diamond in the desert : behind the scenes in the world's richest city
Title
A diamond in the desert
Title remainder
behind the scenes in the world's richest city
Statement of responsibility
Jo Tatchell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title discusses in-depth Abu Dhabi - virtually unheard of a decade ago but now a major world player with a vital future role in relations between Islam and the West.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Tatchell, Jo
Dewey number
953.57
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS247.A18
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Middle Eastern history
  • Society & culture: general
  • Sociology & anthropology
  • Economics
  • Industry & industrial studies
  • Travel & holiday
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Biography: general
  • Development studies
  • Human geography
  • Development economics & emerging economies
  • Media, entertainment, information & communication industries
  • Asia
  • Abu Zaby (United Arab Emirates)
  • Abu Zaby (United Arab Emirates)
  • Abu Zaby (United Arab Emirates)
  • Abu Zaby (United Arab Emirates)
  • History
Summary expansion
Barely forty years ago, Abu Dhabi was a fishing village on the Arabian Gulf. Now the capital of the United Arab Emirates, its citizens are each worth $17 million, it holds major stakes in Western economies, and has money to burn.In this timely, revealing and evocative portrait of a global player, Jo Tatchell traces the emirate's dramatic development and the sometimes ruinous effect of extreme wealth on its people and their desert culture. And as its rulers fund another giant leap forward, she probes behind the official facade to examine whether this secretive and controlled society can realise its breathtaking plans to transform relations between East and West
Label
A diamond in the desert : behind the scenes in the world's richest city, Jo Tatchell
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 2009
Control code
BDZ0008723752
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
293 p.
Isbn
9780340953402
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
Label
A diamond in the desert : behind the scenes in the world's richest city, Jo Tatchell
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2009
Control code
BDZ0008723752
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
293 p.
Isbn
9780340953402
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps

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