Big Ship Capitalism with Laleh Khalili

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Dan interviews Laleh Khalili on Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula. The Suez Canal, the colonial roots of contemporary maritime trade, Aden dock worker radicals, why Dubai is not exceptional, the impacts of steam engines and containerization—and so much more.

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Topics: World History Colonialism Capitalism Middle East
Guests: Laleh Khalili