Arabian Time Machine: Self-portrait of an Oil State

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Holmes & Meier Publishers, 1978 - Petroleum industry and trade - 338 pages
Since biblical times, life in the Arab lands has been partiarchal and pastoral. Then oil was discovered, and everything changed. How does a traditional society cope with such sudden, undreamt of, wealth? The story is told here by people from the Gulf state, Qatar.

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City State
12
Hardly Exotic
19
Qataris at Home
27
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