Month: February 2010

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History with Documents

Product DescriptionPalestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict provides a comprehensive, balanced, and accessible introduction to the multi-faceted history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Smith’s widely respected analysis examines how underlying issues, group motives, religious and cross-cultural clashes, diplomacy and imperialism, and encroaching modernity shaped this volatile region. The book’s narrative and supporting documents, maps, photographs, and chronologies […]

Dubai: The Vulnerability of Success

Product DescriptionDubai has a remarkable success story. Since its origins as a small fishing and pearling community, the emirate has steadily grown in strength to become the premier trading center of the Persian Gulf. It is also the locus of an exciting and innovative architectural revolution. Despite its lack of democratization and a genuine civil […]

Dubai & Co.: Global Strategies for Doing Business in the Gulf States

ISBN13: 9780071494137 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionWhy Dubai? It’s been called the fastest-growing city on earth-a hub for the Gulf region experiencing unprecedented growth in energy, financial services, consumer goods, hospitality, retail, real estate, technology, shipping, and countless other industries. According to global strategist and advisor to Fortune […]

Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai

ISBN13: 9780061252730 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description After conquering the hallowed halls of Harvard Business School, an Italian-American kid from the streets of Brooklyn decides to take on the testosterone-fueled Merc Exchange in lower Manhattan—where billions of dollars in oil money trade hands every week and where fistfights […]

The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, 7th Edition

ISBN13: 9780143113799 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionAn essential resource—completely revised and updated for the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of Israel In print for forty years , The Israel-Arab Reader is a thorough and up-to-date guide to the continuing crisis in the Middle East. It covers the full […]

City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism

ISBN13: 9780312535742 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThe city of Dubai, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, is everything the Arab world isn’t: a freewheeling capitalist oasis where the market rules and history is swept aside. Until the credit crunch knocked it flat, Dubai was the fastest-growing city […]

Dubai police hunt Hamas killers

Dubai’s chief of police says an 11-member hit squad carrying European passports was responsible for last month’s murder of a prominent Hamas member. Mahmud al-Mabhuh was found dead in his luxury hotel room. Police have said they will issue arrest warrants soon. Two Palestinians suspected of providing logistical support have also been detained. Al Jazeera’s […]

Top 10: Dubai & Abu Dhabi

ISBN13: 9780756639853 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionDrawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, The DK Top 10 Guides use exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful pocket-sized travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information […]

The Arabs: A History

ISBN13: 9780465071005 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionTo American observers, the Arab world often seems little more than a distant battleground characterized by religious zealotry and political chaos. Years of tone-deaf US policies have left the region powerless to control its own destiny—playing into a longstanding sense of shame […]

The Arabs: A History

ISBN13: 9780465071005 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionTo American observers, the Arab world often seems little more than a distant battleground characterized by religious zealotry and political chaos. Years of tone-deaf US policies have left the region powerless to control its own destiny—playing into a longstanding sense of shame […]

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