Traders by the Creek
The first Indians in Dubai weren’t oil workers or wage labourers. They were traders, who brought commerce, capital and adventure to this once-small kingdom.
Revati Tiwari is a historian by profession and a writer by passion. Her life’s work is to uncover forgotten histories and present them in a lucid manner. She is currently researching Indian mercantile communities in Dubai, which is also the topic of her PhD thesis. When not worrying about her next piece of writing, she reads novels and watches reruns of Arrested Development. Her LinkedIn profile is here.