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America's kingdom : mythmaking on the Saudi oil frontier / Robert Vitalis.

Author/Creator:
Vitalis, Robert, 1955-
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2007.
Series:
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 353 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Arabian American Oil Company -- History.
Saudi Aramco -- History.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Saudi Arabia -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Contents:
Captive narratives: a brief and unexceptional introduction to the history of firms and states
Arabian frontiers
American camp
The wizards of Dhahran
Ayyam al-Kadalak (days of the Cadillac)
Eye of the desert
El jefe rojo
America's kingdom.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-338) and index.
ISBN:
0804754462 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
69992477
Publisher Number:
9780804754460
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