From Arab Nationalism to OPEC : Eisenhower, King Sa'ud, and the Making of U.s.-saudi Relations (Paperback)

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As OPEC approaches its 50th anniversary, the paperback edition of NathanJ. Citino''s well-received study advances a challenging, revisionist interpretationof U.S.-Saudi relations and OPEC''s historical significance. Citino re-examines therelationship between President Eisenhower and King Sa'' d in the context of thetransition from British imperial hegemony to an American capitalist order in theMiddle East. He shows how the political realignment that resulted in OPEC ensuredthat wealth and power subsequently remained in the hands of oil-producinggovernments. Using American and British archives, corporate records, and Arabicsources, this work reinterprets the foundations of U.S. Middle East policy, themodern Saudi state, and the global politics of oil.

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Publisher Indiana University Press
Mfg Part# 9780253222206
SKU 212359685
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253222206
Release Date 4/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note As OPEC approaches its 50th anniversary, the new edition of Nathan J. Citino's well-received study advances a challenging, revisionist interpretation of U.S.-Saudi relations and OPEC's historical significance. Citino re-examines the relationship between President Eisenhower and King Sa'ud in the context of the transition from British imperial hegemony to an American capitalist order in the Middle East. He shows how the political realignment that resulted in OPEC ensured that wealth and power subsequently remained in the hands of oil-producing governments. Using American and British archives, corporate records, and Arabic sources, this work reinterprets the foundations of U.S. Middle East policy, the modern Saudi state, and the global politics of oil.
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Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0245
Publisher Indiana University Press

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