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Seafarers of the Emirates (English)

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Recreates the romantic and ancient ways of the pearl diver, pearl merchant, ship builder and seafarer that have been all but lost to the modern world.
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Codrai was privileged to have been able to see, record and photograph much of the marine activity at a time when the Gulf was home to the largest surviving merchant sailing fleet in the world. This book is a record of the last years of an old way of life, and a time when the sheikhdoms were on the threshold of radical change – change that led to the demise of the distinctive lateen sails, and to a new form of trade that would have far-reaching consequences: the oil trade.

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Author Name Ronald Codrai
ISBN 978 1 86063 132 0
Extent 176
Height 310
Width 240
Weight 1.3700
Format Hardback
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