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  • Author:
    Rosemarie Said Zahlan
  • ISBN:
    0044452934
  • ISBN13:
    978-0044452935
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    Unwin Hyman (1989)
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    180 pages
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When Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in August 1990, the Gulf states became . Zahlan covers the history of the Gulf states with special emphasis on the history of the various monarchical families.

When Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in August 1990, the Gulf states became the focus of frenzied international interest for the second time in a decade. Sadly, her attitude is unflinchingly fawning; she seems afraid to say one negative thing about these countries and their economic and political challenges.

When Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in August 1990, the Gulf states became the focus of frenzied international interest for .

When Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in August 1990, the Gulf states became the focus of frenzied international interest for the second time in a decade, the first having been during the Iraq-Iran war, 1980-8. Both events posed major threats to the regional state system which had evolved over almost two centuries. Rosemarie Said Zahlan tells the story of the formation of the states, their evolution from colonial dependency to statehood, their socio-econo mic transformation by oil, and their stability in the midst of change. She illuminates their relationships with each other, with the wider Arab world, and with the major world powers.

The Gulf States are the focus of great international interest - yet their fabulous evolution from pearl-fishing to oil-drilling, their individuality and variety, are screened by a thick cloud of petro-dollars. This book, first published in 1989, tells the story of their formation, their evolution from colonial dependency to statehood, and their transformation by oil. The The Gulf States are the focus of great international interest - yet their fabulous evolution from pearl-fishing to oil-drilling, their individuality and variety, are screened by a thick cloud of petro-dollars.

Zahlan, A. Said Zahlan, Rosemarie: Technology Transfer and Change in the Arab World: The . Said Zahlan, Rosemarie: The Making of the Modern Gulf States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Quatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Ithaca Press, 1998, ISBN 0-86372-229-6. Said Zahlan, Rosemarie: Technology Transfer and Change in the Arab World: The Proceedings of a Seminar of the United Nations Economic Commission for Western Asia. ISBN 0-08-022435-0 Oxford, United Kingdom: Published for the United Nations by Pergamon Press, 1978, Said Zahlan, Rosemarie: The Origins of the United Arab Emirates. A Political and Social History of the Trucial States Macmillan, NY, 1978. Said Zahlan, Rosemarie: The Creation of Qatar.

The Al Maktoum (Arabic: آلمكتوم‎ Āl Maktūm, House of Maktoum) family is the ruling royal family of Dubai, and one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates. The Al Maktoum family descends from the Al Bu Falasah (now known as Al-Falasi) section of the Bani Yas, a tribal federation that was the dominant power throughout most of what is now the United Arab Emirates.

Rosemarie Said Zahlan tells the story of their formation of the modern Gulf states, their evolution from colonial . The result is an informed and balanced picture of the political, economic, religious and cultural character of the area.

Rosemarie Said Zahlan tells the story of their formation of the modern Gulf states, their evolution from colonial dependency to statehood, and their fairy-tale transformation by oil. She illuminates their relationship with each other, with the wider Arab world and, crucially, with the major world powers.

2 These include Khuri, Fuad, Tribe and State in Bahrain (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980); Zahlan, Rosemarie Said, The Origins of the United Arab Emirates (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1978), and The Creation of Qatar (London: Croom Helm, 1979); Ismael, Jacqueline, Kuwait: Social Change in Historical Perspective (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1982); Peterson, John, Oman in the Twentieth Century (London: Croom Helm, 1978).

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