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Lang Matl
Author Krane, Jim

Title City of gold : Dubai and the dream of capitalism / Jim Krane

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, c2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  DS247.D7 K73 2009    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  DS247.D7    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description viii, 356 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Dubai is everything the Arab world isn't - a freewheeling capitalist oasis in the desert - and in this new book, Jim Krane brings us a boots-on-the ground look at this fascinating city, straight from the heart of Dubai itself. Dubai, just a dust
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-344) and index
Summary Chronicles the four-decade transformation of Dubai from a dusty Middle East village to a metropolis of cutting-edge capitalism, citing the contributions of visionary investors who created a tolerant and cosmopolitan city
Subject Capitalism -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy
Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- History
Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
ISBN 0312535740