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Oil and state in the Middle East.

George Lenczowski

Oil and state in the Middle East.

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Middle East.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination379 p.
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17733770M


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policy in the Middle East. Irene L. Gendzier. Columbia University Press, New York, ) Many books discuss the transition of. Talk of the Middle East and oil has made it seem as if every country in the Middle East were an oil-rich, oil-producing exporter.

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