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The Politics of Middle East oil

The Politics of Middle East oil

the Royaumont Group

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Published by Graham & Trotman in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- Middle East -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Paul Tempest.
      ContributionsTempest, Paul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9576.M52 P64 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1397100M
      ISBN 101853339229
      LC Control Number93004576

      This was the beginning of ideology‑centered geopolitics in the Middle East. In this bipolar world, oil rent became a curse, as it led to extreme class divides between a minority super-rich and a majority super-poor, with a small but growing middle class besieged in : Hooshang Amirahmadi. Political uprisings, religious significance, and petroleum resources have combined to make the political life of the Middle East crucially important to the rest of the world. This book begins with an introduction to key aspects of Middle Eastern politics, including the influences of tribalism, kinship, and the Islamic faith. The remaining chapters provide a closer look at six countries whose.

        A Political Economy of the Middle East book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This integrated, analytic text presents a com /5. A turning point in the history of the Middle East came when oil was discovered, first in Persia in and later in Saudi Arabia (in ) and the other Persian Gulf states, and also in Libya and Algeria. A Western dependence on Middle Eastern oil and the decline of British influence led to a growing American interest in the region.

        I n the course of , three events changed the Middle East. The first was Iran’s Islamic revolution. That saw the overthrow of the shah, the autocratic, modernising ally of the west, by. For purposes of reference or teaching, or for getting a rounded view of a big set of problems, this collection of readings has much to recommend it. One can take exception to the balance of the coverage-Soviet policy gets but one short article, as does the relevance of the Arab-Israeli question to oil politics-or to the selection of authors, but there are enough of the latter (35) to cover a.


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