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Oil, power and politics

conflict in Arabia, the Red Sea and the Gulf

by Mordechai Abir

  • 380 Want to read
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Published by Cass in London .
Written in

    Places:
  • Red Sea Region,
  • Arabian Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Red Sea Region -- Politics and government,
    • Arabian Peninsula -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMordechai Abir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT39 .A23 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5309211M
      ISBN 100714629901
      LC Control Number72092951

        Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than , copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis.4/5(19). John Foster is an international oil economist, and author, with more than 40 years of experience. His articles have appeared in numerous newspapers, periodicals and websites. His book, Oil and World Politics – the Real Story of Today’s Conflict Zones, was published in Born in London England, he graduated from Cambridge University.

      Oil power by Carl Solberg; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Petroleum industry and trade, History; Places: United States; Times: 20th century. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Engler, Robert. Politics of oil. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [, ©] (OCoLC)

        Oil, Power, and War: A Dark History Matthieu Auzanneau. out of 5 stars Hardcover. "Oil and World Politics is essential reading for anyone wanting not only a round-up, but also a behind-the-scenes exposé of the players and pundits in what Foster rightly calls the Petroleum Game. He outlines in fascinating and frightening detail the /5(4). Alternative Energy: Political, Economic, and Social Feasibility: Christopher A. Simon: Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy: Olah; Goeppert; Prakash: Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future: Jeff Goodell: Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for .


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Oil Money, Politics, and Power in the 21st Century Twenty years ago oil cost about $7 a barrel. In the price soared to $ and then fell to below $ In the midst of this extraordinary volatility, the major oil conglomerates still spent over a trillion /5(41).

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Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Mordechai Abir. Oil, Power and Politics: Conflict of Asian and African Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mordechai Abir Taylor & Francis, - History - pages. Oil Money, Politics, and Power in the 21st Century Twenty years ago oil cost about $7 a barrel.

In the price soar With unparalleled insight into BP and its safety record leading up to the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Bower gives us a groundbreaking, in-depth, and authoritative twenty-year history of the hunt and speculation for our /5. Christopher Davidson is reader in Middle East politics at the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, a former visiting associate professor Oil Kyoto University, and a former assistant professor at Zayed University in the UAE.

He is the author of several books on the politics and international affairs of the Gulf states, including Abu Dhabi: Oil and Beyond, Dubai: The Cited by: Book description This book asks why in recent years the social and economic upheavals in Kuwait and Qatar have been accompanied by a remarkable political continuity.

Professor Crystal investigates this apparent anomaly by examining the impact of oil on the formation and destruction of political coalitions and state by: 13 Oil Rents and Political Power in Latin America Sidney Weintraub 14 Oil Rents, Political and Military Policies, and the Fallout: Implications for the MENA oil economies Hossein Askari 15 Oil and Power in the Caspian Region Richard Pomfret 16 Oil and Politics in Southeast Asia Benjamin Smith PART IV Country Case Studies Daniel Yergin's first prize-winning book, Shattered Peace, was a history of the Cold War.

Afterwards the young academic star joined the energy project of the Harvard Business School and wrote the best-seller Energy ing on from there, The Prize, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, is a comprehensive history of one of the commodities that powers the world--oil/5().

Part III examines oil and political power in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and South-East Asia. Part IV expands some of the main regional themes through a series of case studies on specific countries: Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Russia and by:   The politics of oil revolves around its price and the reliability of its suppliers.

In turn, many international conflicts in the world today are rooted in these politics. Not surprisingly: the price of oil is managed by a cartel-OPEC-some of whose member governments are deeply hostile to the United States and other major importers of oil/5.

If there had been a "Life Styles of the Rich and Famous" in the s, the notorious oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny would surely have been featured. For at the peak of his powers, between andthis L.A. hometown boy was one of the most important men of his times and, in fact, one of the richest and most powerful men in the world.

As the first to discover oil in Los Angeles--which. 'Dietrich’s Oil Revolution is a triumph of research and writing. This is an indispensable book, illuminating the central role petroleum played in the transition from the global Keynesianism of the s to the neoliberalism of the s.

A tour-de-force synthesis of intellectual, political, and economic history.'Cited by: 5. There have been many other books that have looked at the geo-political linkages between energy, finance, government power – and those are recommended reading, but Azaunneau’s incredibly well-researched and footnoted book provides the entire history of these linkages, and the title of the book is APT – Oil, Power and War/5.

Oil and Power in the Caspian Region. RICHARD POMFRET. Oil and Politics in South-East Asia. Benjamin Smith. Part IV. Country Case Studies. United States: The Politics of Alternative Energy. ALAN REYNOLDS. Beyond the Oil Curse: Iraq’s Wealth State and Poor Society.

ABBAS KADHIM. Government Policy and the Evolution of the. Title: Petroleum - politics and power Governments all over the world are politically maneuvering themselves into positions where they can use this precious resource as a tool to gain power.

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Crude Power provides a comprehensive analysis both of the world's dependency on Middle Eastern oil, and of the very dangerous way politics and economics play themselves out in the oil game - as producers and consumers tug at each others' interests.5/5(1).[His] book is a must.' --Dr F J Chalabi, Executive Director, Centre for Global Energy Studies 'Few in the industry can match the variety of Parra's experience.

This is a world-class book and a must for all those interested in international oil policies and politics, and a good read as well.' --Nordine Ait-Laoussine, former Algerian Minister of Oil/5(4).The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power is Daniel Yergin's history of the global petroleum industry from the s through The Prize became a bestseller, helped by its release date in Decemberfour months after the invasion of Kuwait ordered by Saddam Hussein and one month before the U.S.-led coalition began the Gulf War to oust Iraqi troops from that country.

The book Author: Daniel Yergin.