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Baku Shedding its Skin
Baku Shedding its Skin

Author(s): Wojciech Górecki
Subject(s): Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life, Cultural Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Kolegium Europy Wschodniej im. Jana Nowaka-Jeziorańskiego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: Azerbaijan;Baku;travel report

Summary/Abstract: Baku’s latest showpieces include the ultra-modern glass and steel structures of the new airport terminal and the heavy pseudo-oriental style buildings which are dripping with gold. However, behind this glittering modern façade lie the corruption and human rights violations of the building trade.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 03 (04)
  • Page Range: 118-128
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English