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Desert Kingdom

How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674049857

Publication Date: 11/08/2010

Short

320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

  • 1. The Nature of the State
  • 2. Imperial Geology
  • 3. The Dogma of Development
  • 4. Engineering the Garden
  • 5. The Black Gold Coast
  • 6. The Wages of Oil
  • 7. Nature’s Retreat
  • Epilogue: House of Wisdom
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Vancouver Sun Top 10 Business Book of 2010
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