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

By: Vitalis, Robert, 1955-Material type: TextTextSeries: Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and culturesPublication details: Stanford, Calif : Stanford University Press, c. 2007Description: xxvii, 353 p., [ 7 ] p. of plates, ill., map; 24 cmISBN: 0804754462; 9780804754460 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): 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 | BAEPS, Political Science August2015DDC classification: 338.7665509538 LOC classification: HD9576.S334 | A738 2007Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Foreword -- Cast of characters -- Captive narratives: a brief and unexceptional introduction to the history of firms and states -- Part 1. The nearest faraway place -- Arabian frontiers -- American camp -- The wizards of Dhahran -- Part 2. Desire's empty quarter -- Ayyam al-Kadalak (days of the Cadillac) -- Eye of the desert -- El jefe rojo -- America's kingdom -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Index : p. 339-353.

Includes bibliographical references : p. 329-338.

Foreword -- Cast of characters -- Captive narratives: a brief and unexceptional introduction to the history of firms and states -- Part 1. The nearest faraway place -- Arabian frontiers -- American camp -- The wizards of Dhahran -- Part 2. Desire's empty quarter -- Ayyam al-Kadalak (days of the Cadillac) -- Eye of the desert -- El jefe rojo -- America's kingdom -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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