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Hightower, Victoria Penziner. “Heritage Industries and the UAE’s and Qatar’s Quest for Regional Cultural Legitimacy.” In Gulfization of the Arab World, edited by Marc Owen Jones, Ross Porter, and Marc Valeri, 27-40. Berlin and London: Gerlach Press, 2018.
Representing the Nation—heritage, museums, national narratives and identity in the Arab Gulf States, Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Victoria Penziner Hightower, and Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla eds. London: Routledge, 2016.
Hightower, Victoria Penziner. “Purposeful Ambiguity: The Pearl Trade and Heritage Construction in the United Arab Emirates.” In Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula, edited by: Karen Exell and Trinidad Rico, 71-84. London: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013.
Hightower, Victoria Penziner. “Pearling and Political Power in the Trucial States, 1850-1950: Debt, Taxes, and Politics.” Journal of Arabian Studies, 3, no. 2 (December 2013): 215-231.
Hightower, Victoria Penziner. “Pearls and the Southern Persian/Arabian Gulf: A Lesson in Sustainability.” Environmental History, 18, no. 1 (2013): 1-16.
Hightower, Victoria Penziner “‘We were never weak in the old days’”: Gender and Pearling in the Southern Gulf Emirates, 1870-1950,” Liwa: Journal of the National Center for Documentation & Research, 4, no. 8, (2012): 5-17.
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- 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century
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- Colonialism, Environment, Local & Regional, Museums