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The House of Kanoo

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Recounts the history of the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo family business, charting in fascinating detail its growth from trading in basic commodities to becoming one of the leading international companies in Arabia. This readable family business history is also the story of the Gulf region: it shows the astonishing transformation of traditional, poor communities into states rich in oil wealth and human resources. The House of Kanoo is shown reacting to and influencing the dramatic political and economic tapestry of events over a hundred years. This period covers two world wars, the decline of the pearling industry, the discovery of oil and its impact on the economy. Events that are a background to this remarkable story.

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Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
323

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Recounts the history of the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo family business, charting in fascinating detail its growth from trading in basic commodities to becoming one of the leading international companies in Arabia. This readable family business history is also the story of the Gulf region: it shows the astonishing transformation of traditional, poor communities into states rich in oil wealth and human resources. The House of Kanoo is shown reacting to and influencing the dramatic political and economic tapestry of events over a hundred years. This period covers two world wars, the decline of the pearling industry, the discovery of oil and its impact on the economy. Events that are a background to this remarkable story.

PLU:
0
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
323

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