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Dubai: the story of the world's fastest city

Author: Krane, Jim Publisher: Atlantic Books, 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 356 p. : Maps/Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781848870079Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print J10.21 .U34 K73 2009
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001255836
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Dubai The Story of the World's Fastest City Contents Foreword vii 1 3 21 39 63 65 81 103 135 151 167 177 197 199 213 Part I: Dubai Stirs 1 2 3 The Sands of Time A Free Port Grows in the Desert Oil, Slaves, and Rebellion Part II: Dubai Emerges 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 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 Part III: Blowback: The Downside 11 12 Labor Pains Sex and Slavery 13 14 The Air-Conditioned Nightmare The Lawless Roads 223 233 251 253 271 283 297 Part IV: Dubai's Challenge 15 16 17 18 Danger Ahead Democracy and Terrorism Stuck Between America and Iran The Meaning of Dubai Epilogue: Dubai, February 2009 Acknowledgments Notes Index 315 319 321 345

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