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Bibliography for Research Paper for Lesson Plans for 9th Grade Students
Dubai Oil Company School — 1974 (revised 2006)
Aesthetics and Rituals in the United Arab Emirates: the Anthropology of Food and Personal Adornment Among Arabian Women
Aida S. Kanafani
Published by the American University of Beirut
Published by Penguin Books Ltd., 1976
First Edition 1959
Published by Doubleday
First Edition 1976
The Dubai Handbook
Dr. Erhard F. Gabriel, Institute for Applied Economic Geography
Published by the Dubai Petroleum Company, 1987
The End of Empire in the Middle East: Britain's Relinquishment of Power in her Last Three Arab Dependencies
Published by Cambridge University Press; New Ed edition 1994
The Father of Dubai
Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Published by Media Prima
A Hundred Million Dollars a Day Michael Field
Published by Sidgewick and Jackson
Lonely Planet Dubai Encounter
Lara Dunston and Terry Carter
Published by Lonely Planet Publications, 4th edition 2006
The Making of the Modern Gulf States
Published by Ithaca Press
New York, Rev. 1999
The Myth of Arab Piracy in the Gulf
HRH Shaikh Sultan Al Qassami, Ph.D. ThesisPublished by Croom, HelmLondon, First Publication, 1986
Second Edition, Routledge, 1988
The Origins of the UAE Rosemarie Said Zahlan
Published by St. Martin’s Press
New York, 1978
Rashid’s LegacyThe Genesis of the Maktoum Family and the History of Dubai
Published by Media Prima
Sand to Silicon: Achieving Rapid Growth Lessons from
Jeffrey Sampler and Saeb Eigner
Published by Profile Books 2003
The Seven Shaikhdoms
Published by Stacey International
Shaikhdoms of Eastern Arabia
Published by Palgrave Macmillan 2001
Tears on the Sand
Published by Inkwater Press 2006
My Vision - Challenges in the Race for Excellence
Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum
Published Motivate Publishing, Dubai and the Arab Institute for Research and Publication, Beirut, 2006
The UAE: A Modern History Mohammed Morsey Abdulla
Published by Croon, HelmLondon, 1978