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Author Krane, Jim.
Title City of gold : Dubai and the dream of capitalism / Jim Krane.
Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 356 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-344) and index.
Contents Dubai stirs. The sands of time ; A free port grows in the desert ; Oil, slaves, and rebellion -- Dubai emerges. It's Sheikh Rashid's world, we just live in it ; The road to dominance ; Sprinting the marathon ; Almost famous ; Spreading out and going up ; Diamonds, Dubai, and Israel ; Sheikh Mohammed : born to rule -- Blowback : the downside. Labor pains ; Sex and slavery ; The air-conditioned nightmare ; The lawless roads -- Dubai's challenge. Danger ahead ; Democracy and terrorism ; Stuck between America and Iran ; The meaning of Dubai -- Epilogue. Dubai, February 2009.
Subject Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)xHistory.
Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)xEconomic conditions -- 21st century.
Capitalism -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
Added Title Dubai and the dream of capitalism
ISBN 9780312535742