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City of Gold : Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism: Krane, Jim: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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City of Gold : Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism
City of Gold : Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism
Publisher : Picador USA
Published Date : 2010/11
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780312655433

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A45202500 A45560000
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Geographic Designator: Middle East/North Africa
Review:
Kirkus Reviews 2009 August #1
Booklist Reviews 2009 September #1
Core Adult 900
LJ Reviews 2009 August #1
PW Reviews 2009 July #4
Table of Contents
 
Preface                                            xi
  Part I Dubai Stirs                               1  (62)
    1 The Sands of Time                            3  (18)
    2 Birth of a Free Port                         21 (18)
    3 Oil, Slaves, and Rebellion                   39 (24)
  Part II Dubai Emerges                            63 (134)
    4 It's Sheikh Rashid's World---We Just Live    65 (16)
    in It
    5 The Road to Dominance                        81 (22)
    6 Sprinting the Marathon                       103(32)
    7 Almost Famous                                135(16)
    8 Spreading Out and Going Up                   151(16)
    9 Diamonds, Dubai, and Israel                  167(10)
    10 Sheikh Mohammed: Born to Rule               177(20)
  Part III Blowback: The Downside                  197(54)
    11 Labor Pains                                 199(14)
    12 Sex and Slavery                             213(10)
    13 The Air-Conditioned Nightmare               223(10)
    14 The Lawless Roads                           233(18)
  Part IV Dubai's Challenge                        251(64)
    15 Danger Ahead                                253(18)
    16 Democracy and Terrorism                     271(12)
    17 Stuck Between America and Iran              283(14)
    18 The Meaning of Dubai                        297(18)
Epilogue: Dubai, February 2010                     315(6)
Notes                                              321(24)
Acknowledgments                                    345(2)
Index                                              347
 
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