Interstitial EP035

Sinews of War and Trade
by Laleh Khalili

Modern maritime transportation and the movement of cargo has transformed harbors, ports, and cityscapes, but also social and political relations. Laleh Khalili discusses what it means to tell the story of shipping and capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula without neglecting the people that make it possible.


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Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula
Laleh Khalili
April 2020

Laleh Khalili is a Professor of International Politics at Queen Mary University of London. She is the author of Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration, Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies, and Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula.


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