They are one of the world's most powerful families. They control the world's largest sovereign wealth fund. Their combined holdings are estimated to be worth a trillion dollars, far outweighing any of the largest publicly listed companies. Yet they are the most secretive of dynasties, obsessive about their privacy and uninterested in publicity. They are the Al-Nahyan, the hereditary rulers of oil-rich Abu Dhabi – a family of once obscure, nomadic camel-herders who rose to become powerful players on the global stage, influencing geopolitics and growing the richest family business now in existence. Their story is one of high drama and folly, palace intrigue and seas of oil and money, of all the benefits and disillusionment of the modern world.In The House of Nahyan, James Edmonds examines...
Genre: History, Middle East
Size: 185 pages
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