Now & Then Dubai

Our Earth Ser. No. 6

By Simone Nowell & Robert Nowell
May 2000
Zodiac Publishing
ISBN: 0953303500
128 pages, Illustrated, 9 x 12 5/8"
$67.50 Hardcover


This is a sweeping, photographic history of Dubai, now a vibrant city and prosperous port, from what was once a humble fishing and pearling community. While so much has changed in Dubai, a greater importance has been placed upon preserving the culture and history of the emirate.

The eight photographic sections of the book are: History of Dubai. The Dhow Trade. Arrival of Aviation. Oil Boom. Dubai City of Gold. Advance of Industry. Sports, Leisure & Tourism. Natural History & Culture.

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