Vahid Nowshirvani


Vahid Nowshirvani teaches anthropology at Columbia University.

Articles by this Author
The Yellow Brick Road

At first glance the results seem impressive: in less than a decade Saudi Arabia has turned itself into the breadbasket of the Gulf. Between the mid-1970s and 1985 wheat output grew more than tenfold, to over 2 million tons. During that period the...