Pearling in the Arabian Gulf : A Kuwaiti Memoir

by Sayf Marzūq Shamlān

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Pearling in the Arabian Gulf

Born in Kuwait in 1926, into a distinguished Kuwaiti family of pearl merchants and seafarers, Saif Marzooq al- Shamlan describes the final generation of the pearling industry from 1900 to the slump of the 1930s, when the development of the Japanese cultured pearl led to economic disaster for the people of the Gulf.

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Country: Kuwait flag Kuwait
Language: EN
Genre: Historical

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