The United Arab Emirates, A Modern History.

Abdullah, Muhammad Morsy.

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Book ID: 7

ISBN:      0064949982


8vo. 365 pp., colour frontispiece portrait, half-title, 35 b/w plates, maps, tables, cloth in d/w, biblio, index, Barnes & Noble Books, New York, 1978.


From 1892 to 1971 the history of the Gulf was determined by the British presence. By 1945 oil had given the region a new strategic importance. Covers -the rise of Arab nationalism and the relations of the Trucial States with their Western neighbours.

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