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Offshore Urbanism The Intersecting Roles of Neoliberalism and Historical Memory in Creating Dubais Palm Jumeirah

Zach Selke
Macalester College
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November 2008 marked an important celebration in the recent history of Dubai. The Atlantis hotel on Palm Jumeirah, the first of several luxury hotel properties planned for the island, was ready for its first guests. Charlize Theron, Lindsay Lohan, Michael Jordan and Robert DeNiro were among the celebrity guests at the $20 million event which featured a firework display visible from space (Dickey, 2008)

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Selke Offshore Urbanism

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Volume 2, Number 1, September 2012

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