publication . Other literature type . 2013

Nelida Fuccaro, Histories of City and State in the Persian Gulf: Manama Since 1800

MacLean, Matthew;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Apr 2013
  • Publisher: Arabian Humanities
Abstract
Nelida Fuccaro’s account of the development of modern Manama is without a doubt one of the finest among recent works in Gulf studies. Fuccaro’s analysis of Manama’s history challenges much of the received wisdom on the Gulf. As a longtime center of the world pearling trade, Manama was a key node for the entrance of modern capital into the Gulf. In addition, Manama has long been a site of contestation between religious sects, settled and tribal social organization, urban and rural populations,...
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