Coverart for item
The Resource Dubai dreams : inside the kingdom of bling, Raymond Barrett

Dubai dreams : inside the kingdom of bling, Raymond Barrett

Label
Dubai dreams : inside the kingdom of bling
Title
Dubai dreams
Title remainder
inside the kingdom of bling
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Barrett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dubai has become the watchword for all things new, glittering and very bling - a billionaire's dreamworld and a haven for international expatriates promising a fantasy land of tax-free fun, sun and sin. In less than a generation, this small city-state on the Arabian Gulf has been transformed from a sleepy smuggler's cove to a global financial and entertainment hub, home to a number of world records, including the world's tallest building, the largest man-made island and the biggest shopping mall. But what is life really like for the people who live and work in the city of Dubai, beyond the tow
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrett, Raymond
Dewey number
953.57
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS247.D74
LC item number
B37 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barrett, Raymond
  • Barrett, Raymond
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • HISTORY
  • Economic history
  • Ethnic relations
  • Middle East
  • United Arab Emirates
Label
Dubai dreams : inside the kingdom of bling, Raymond Barrett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Prologue: The Kingdom of Bling; 1 Dubai Dreams; 2 Genuine Fake; 3 Maktoum Inc.; 4 Hail Britannia; 5 The Best City in India; 6 Bringing the Mountain; 7 From a Doodle to a Theme Park; 8 Looking for a Lost Arabia; 9 City of Gold; 10 Shine On You Crazy Diamond; 11 East of Eden; 12 Dirty Linen; 13 Secret Dubai Diary; 14 First Among Equals; 15 She Sells Sanctuary; 16 Last Orders; Epilogue: Cameos; Author's Note; Al-Maktoum Rulers of Dubai; Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn659579803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781857885279
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B14EC64D-DD19-4B36-AA9E-B79F401CF7F4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o659579803
  • (OCoLC)659579803
Label
Dubai dreams : inside the kingdom of bling, Raymond Barrett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Prologue: The Kingdom of Bling; 1 Dubai Dreams; 2 Genuine Fake; 3 Maktoum Inc.; 4 Hail Britannia; 5 The Best City in India; 6 Bringing the Mountain; 7 From a Doodle to a Theme Park; 8 Looking for a Lost Arabia; 9 City of Gold; 10 Shine On You Crazy Diamond; 11 East of Eden; 12 Dirty Linen; 13 Secret Dubai Diary; 14 First Among Equals; 15 She Sells Sanctuary; 16 Last Orders; Epilogue: Cameos; Author's Note; Al-Maktoum Rulers of Dubai; Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn659579803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781857885279
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B14EC64D-DD19-4B36-AA9E-B79F401CF7F4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o659579803
  • (OCoLC)659579803

Library Locations

    • Waubonsee: Sugar Grove Campus - Todd LibraryBorrow it
      Collins Hall 2nd Floor Waubonsee Community College Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL, 60554-9454, US
      41.7974 -88.45785
Processing Feedback ...