Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle
By (author) Yasser Elsheshtawy
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Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle by Yasser Elsheshtawy
Book DescriptionYasser Elsheshtawy explores Dubai's history from its beginnings as a small fishing village to its place on the world stage today, using historical narratives, travel descriptions, novels and fictional accounts by local writers to bring colour to his history of the city's urban development. With the help of case studies and surveys this book explores the economic and political forces driving Dubai's urban growth, its changing urbanity and its place within the global city network. Uniquely, it looks beyond the glamour of Dubai's mega-projects, and provides an in-depth exploration of a select set of spaces which reveal the city's 'inner life'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415444613
(246mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jul-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Yasser Elsheshtawy explores Dubai's history from its beginnings as a small fishing village to its place on the world stage today, using historical narratives, travel descriptions, novels and fictional accounts by local writers to bring colour to his history of the city's urban development.
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Planning Middle Eastern Cities, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Yasser Elsheshtawy
Cities in the Arab world are too diverse and hybrid to be lumped together as a single, arbitrary group. This title includes six case-study cities that support that contention.
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Author Biography - Yasser Elsheshtawy
Yasser Elsheshtawy is Associate Professor of Architecture at the UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
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