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Abu Dhabi: Garden City of the Gulf

Abu Dhabi: Garden City of the Gulf
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Since the formation of the Union, Abu Dhabi has progressed from a desert settlement to a thriving commercial metropolis. The emirate is composed of a varied terrain, which stretches from the shimmering waters of its coastline through the dunes of the Liwa to the oasis city of Al Ain. Abu Dhabi: Garden City of the Gulf explores the modern achievements of Abu Dhabi and provides an insight into the emirate's desert heritage. A colourful guide to the modern achievements of this emirate, as well as its desert heritage.

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978 1 86063 192 4
About the Author

Peter Hellyer first came to the UAE as a documentary filmmaker in 1975, staying on to fill a number of posts in the Government communications departments, and was the managing editor of the daily Emirates News. During the past years, he spent a considerable amount of time pursuing, and writing about, his interests in local bird-life, archaeology and the heritage and history of the people of the UAE. He was the former chairman of the Emirates Natural History Group, and has authored numerous articles on the country's heritage, history and wildlife, as well as several Government yearbooks; he also co-authored Fujairah: An Arabian Jewel and Al Ain: Oasis City.

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Author Name Peter Hellyer
ISBN 978 1 86063 192 4
Extent 104 pages
Height 272 mm
Width 200 mm
Weight 0.4700
Format Paperback
Rights Worldwide
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