Today, cities of the Arab world are subject to many of the same problems as other world cities, yet, too often, they are ignored in studies of urbanisation.
The eight cities which form the core of this book—Rabat, Amman, Beirut, Kuwait, Manama, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh—provide a unique insight into today’s Middle Eastern city.
About the Author
Yasser Elsheshtawy is an independent scholar, an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Non-Resident Fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, DC. He has authored a series of books and publications, and his blog dubaization has been hailed by The Guardian as one of the most notable city blogs in the world.
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