NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of History Martin Klimke studies the intersection of political, cultural, and diplomatic history, with a focus on the exchange of ideas between the United States in Europe in the 20th century.
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A new two-hour documentary narrated by Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr., and featuring a US congressman and a former US Secretary of State, was based on a collaborated research project by NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of History Martin Klimke.
At the end of the 18th century, two competing tribal powers ruled the Arabian Peninsula. The Qawasim, on the coast north of Dubai Creek, controlled a large maritime trade network, while the Beni Yas held sway over the southern oases near Liwa.