MODERN HISTORY AND POLITICS: American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea
Mecray, Paul M., III, The Middle East Journal
American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, by Gawdat Bahgat. Gainesville, FL: xiii + 173 pages. Gloss, to p. 178. Notes to p. 192. Bibl. to p. 206. Index to p. 213. $39.95.
American Oil Diplomacy by Professor Gawdat Bahgat of Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a thorough and sophisticated analysis of geopolitical events encompassing Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan. This book is recommended reading for those desiring a dispassionate history of the region's oil industry without succumbing to personal biases - quite an accomplishment for any writer familiar with the ethnic, religious, and political rivalries in that part of the world. Dr. …
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Publication information: Article title: MODERN HISTORY AND POLITICS: American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea. Contributors: Mecray, Paul M., III - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 58. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2004. Page number: 155+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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