Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life

The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington hosted a book launch with Farah Al-Nakib, who presented her new release “Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life.” Al-Nakib is an assistant professor of history and the director of the Center for Gulf Studies at the American University of Kuwait.

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