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Kuwait transformed : a history of oil and urban life

Author: Farah Al-Nakib
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016] ©2016
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Kuwait Transformed analyzes the intricate relationship between the urban landscape, the patterns and practices of everyday life, and social behaviors and relations in Kuwait over the transition from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Al-Nakib, Farah, 1979-
Kuwait transformed
(DLC) 2015048590
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Farah Al-Nakib
ISBN: 9780804798570 0804798575
OCLC Number: 1012445319
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Pre-oil urbanism --
Port city life --
A cosmopolitan community --
Oil-era modernization --
The move to the suburbs --
The privatization of urban life --
The de-urbanization of society --
The right to the city.
Responsibility: Farah Al-Nakib.


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"[Al-Nakib's] deep critique of the alienating nature of modern planning policies and practices renders the book significant not only to researchers on Kuwait, but also to others interested in Read more...

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