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Below are summaries of just two of the books published with the co-operation of the Ministry of Information and Culture of the UAE on different aspects of the UAE
For a full list of the books available from our book shop
UAE Yearbooks on-line
The yearbooks on the UAE have been widely acknowledged to be among the best in their class. Not only do they contain regularly updated information on government administration and political developments, but they also carry the latest economic and industrial analysis together with in depth summaries of progress in key sectors of economic and social development. Main headings in these sections include: the economy; business development; financial services; oil and gas; industrial development; trade; tourism; agriculture and fisheries; labour and social affairs; education and health. The books are also a source of valuable information on recent research work taking place in the Emirates, from environmental studies and satellite tracking of wildlife to archaeological updates on major excavation sites. In addition, special topics are covered by invited authors.
Brilliantly designed, up to date, useful books that are essential companions for all those whose lives are connected with the United Arab Emirates.
UAE: A New Perspective - click here to read the on-line version
An authoritative and wide-ranging book uncovering the rich heritage of the United Arab Emirates, its political renaissance and its modern transformation into one of the most developed nations in the world.
This book brings together a collection of papers by some leading scholars and is designed to provide an overview of the UAE at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors chart the emergence of the landscape of the country, the origins of the people and their tribal structures, the political formation and nature of the federation, the significant role of the UAE in regional and world affairs, the part played by oil and industrialization in the countrys remarkable economic development, and the way in which conservation of wildlife and the environment has become a key priority of UAE government policy. Cultural development in terms of poetic expression is also explored.
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