From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates (Arabic)

From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates (Arabic)
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An excellent book . . . Frauke Heard-Bey's literary style, together with her perception and depth of analysis, make her work stimulating, illuminating and a joy to read - Arab Gulf Journal

Few countries have changed as rapidly in the course of one generation as the United Arab Emirates. How did these momentous developments affect the society? This definitive book provides a solidly researched picture of the traditional way of life in the seven Trucial States before the wealth from oil and the transformation into the most stable of federations in the Arab world opened completely new horizons. The author has lived in Abu Dhabi continuously since 1967 and is ideally placed to provide an insight into the background behind many recent and current developments in the UAE.

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978 1 86063 225 9
About the Author

Frauke Heard-Bey was born in Berlin and grew up in a small town of Wurttemberg. She studied history and political science in Heidelberg and obtained her PhD from the Freie Universitat in Berlin. In 1967 she followed her English husband to Abu Dhabi. In 1969 she joined the Centre for Documentation and Research, now an institute of the Presidential Court in Abu Dhabi for the collection of archival material about the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula.

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Author NameFrauke Heard-Bey
ISBN978 1 86063 225 9
Extent548 pages
Height215 mm
Width135 mm
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