Abu Dhabi : oil and beyond / Christopher M. Davidson

Author(s): Davidson, Christopher M. (Christopher Michael)
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Subjects: Petroleum industry and trade--United Arab Emirates--Abū Zạby (Emirate)
Abū Zạby (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)--Economic policy
Abū Zạby (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)--Economic conditions
Abū Zạby (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : Hurst & Company, 2009
Series: Power and politics in the Gulf
Power and politics in the Gulf
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: ix, 244 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. The Emergence of Abu Dhabi 4
2. Sheikh Shakhbut and the Great Decline 25
3. Sheikh Zayed the Second: Prosperity and Unity 44
4. Oil and Beyond: Abu Dhabi's New Economy 69
5. The Traditional Monarchy: An Evolving Dynasty 94
6. Legitimizing the Monarchy 122
7. Unresolved Problems: External and Structural 142
Notes 177
Bibliography 223
Index 233
Notes: ISBN: 9781850659785
ISBN: 1850659788
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-231) and index
OCLC Number: 302060986
ISBN/ISSN: 9781850659785
1850659788