In the 1950s, Dubai's population of a few thousand scraped a living in a near waterless desert by picking dates, diving for pearls, or sailing in wooden dhows to trade with Iran and India. Today freewheeling Dubai is everything the rest of the Arab world is not: capitalism on cocaine, Las Vegas without the gambling. This book tells its story.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 01 Mar 2010
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 320
- ISBN : 9781848870093