Frauke Heard-Bey



Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf Region: Fifty Years of Transformation

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Auteur Frauke Heard-Bey
Editeur Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

The unexpected decision of the British Government in January 1968 to withdraw its military and diplomatic protection from the Gulf catapulted the region into the limelight. For the following five decades the historian Dr. Frauke Heard-Bey was best placed to observe subsequent developments in the Gulf, having joined her husband David, a petroleum engineer, in Abu Dhabi in 1967. Through her role over decades in the Centre for Documentation and Research (now the UAE’s National Archive), Frauke H ...