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Imperial Outpost in the Gulf: The Airfield at Sharjah (UAE) 1932-1952

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By: Nicholas Stanley-Price

Volume: 3 Issue: 9

September 2015

Review by:

Jane Bristol Rhys, PhD

Zayed University

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Imperial Outpost in the Gulf… is a welcome addition to the history of the UAE and its long relationship with the British Empire. Stanley-Price is an excellent writer and so, even with the impressive amount of archival material presented and extensive endnotes, the book is a captivating and enjoyable read. The focus of Outpost… is the landing strip and rest house built to accommodate the planes and passengers of Imperial Airways, as air travel became…

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