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Records of Dubai, 1761-1960   

  • Product Details

    Product #
    Author(s)
    Burdett, Anita L. P.
    City
    Country
    United Kingdom 
    Language
    English 
    ISBN - Print Edition
    9781852078454 
    ISBN - Digital Edition
    Year - Print Edition
    2000 
    Year - Digital Edition
    Publisher - Print Edition
    Publisher - Digital Edition
    -  
    Platform
    Subject
    History, 19th Century and Earlier
    Subject
    History, 20th-21st Centuries
     
  • Product Details in Original Language

  • Description

    Eight volumes comprising approximately 5000 pages provide a wide-ranging sequence of key historical documents, evidence of the origins and development of the modern city and Emirate of Dubai. This new document collection makes available for study authentic original documents - reproduced in facsimile - including political correspondence and reports, letters to and from the Shaikhs (in Arabic versions wherever available), and maps. The subject matter includes: Ruling Family affairs; rivalries and conflicts with Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and elsewhere; tribal affairs; history of trade, including pearl fisheries; oil development; city development and administration.