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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 193.00
This much-revised edition of Professor Abir's Saudi Arabia in the Oil Era now includes consideration of both Gulf Wars. Abir examines the social and political forces that have shaped Saudi Arabia, including the impact of Islam and of Westernization, drawing heavily on Saudi sources. There is also essential analysis of regional security dilemmas and... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95
In The Battle for Saudi Arabia: Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power , Professor As`ad AbuKhalil confronts the contradictory nature of Saudi Arabia?questions that both the Saudi government, long shrouded in mystery, and the United States government, ever protective of its own interests, seem unwilling to answer. In this unsparing probe into the... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 7.99
In this book, Fouad Ajami analyzes the struggle for influence along the Fertile Crescent?the stretch of land that runs from Iran?s border with Iraq to the Mediterranean?among three of the regional powers who have stepped into the vacuum left by the West: Iran, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. He explains that, of the three powers competing for influence,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 250.00
Al-Farsy offers an assessment of progress in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, providing an overview of the most ambitious development program in history, setting the Kingdom in a global political and economic context. He shows how rapid progress was achieved in the only country on earth which uses the Koran as its constitution without diminishing its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00
Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf presents a study of transnational cultural flows in the Gulf region and beyond. It combines an understanding of the region's historical connections with the outside world and an assessment of contemporary consequences of these connections. The contributors collected here analyze and map historical and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
This book focuses on the relationship established between China , the world?s second largest oil importer, and Saudi Arabia, the world?s top oil exporter. Due to Saudi Arabia?s dominance of the world oil market, China is increasingly focusing its attention on the Kingdom as a reliable oil supplier while Saudi Arabia sees China as an enormous potential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
This is an examination of the political, economic and social development of Oman from the accession Sultan Qaboos in a palace coup in 1970 to the promulation of the basic law of 1996. The book argues that the sultanate does not follow the "rentier" model but the patriarchal tradition. more...