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Urbanisation in the Arabian Peninsula

N. C. Grill

Urbanisation in the Arabian Peninsula

by N. C. Grill

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Published by University of Durham, Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in [Durham], England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arabian Peninsula,
  • Arabian Peninsula.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Arabian Peninsula.,
    • Migration, Internal -- Arabian Peninsula.,
    • Rural-urban migration -- Arabian Peninsula.,
    • Arabian Peninsula -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 90-113.

      Statementby N.C. Grill.
      SeriesOccasional papers series,, no. 25 (1984), Occasional papers series (University of Durham. Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies) ;, no. 25.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT147.A73 G75 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination113 p. :
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2293140M
      LC Control Number86162963

      Buy Water in the Arabian Peninsula (): Problems and Policies: NHBS - Edited By: Kamil A. Mahdi, Garnet Publishing Ltd. All but Yemen are monarchies. 16 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT Section 2 The Arabian Peninsula People, Places, and Change (continued) Other countries of the Arabian Peninsula Kuwait—invaded by Iraq in Gulf War; rich in oil Bahrain and Qatar—Bahrain is a historic trade center; Qatar becoming more democratic The United Arab Emirates.

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates feature ultra-modern cities with millions of residents that developed in opposition to the physical patterns of traditional historical settlements. In the past years, however, there has been a renewed attention to urban heritage and two metropolises, Jeddah and Dubai, have decided to aim for World Heritage status and to leverage historic city.

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