Cover: The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia: The Formative Years, from Harvard University PressCover: The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia in E-DITION

Harvard Middle Eastern Studies 19

The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia

The Formative Years

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details


$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674281844

Publication Date: 05/27/1986

231 pages


Harvard Middle Eastern Studies


Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Former Saudi States
  • 2. The Molding of a Statesman
  • 3. Recognition of Ottoman Sovereignty, 1902–1912
  • 4. Saudi-Ottoman-British Ambiguities, 1913–1914
  • 5. Independence and British Protection, 1914–1915
  • 6. Between the Hammer and the Anvil, 1916–1918
  • 7. Patterns of Saudi Foreign Policy
  • Appendix A: Treaty Between Ibn Saud and the Turks
  • Appendix B: Drafts of the Anglo-Saudi Treaty
  • Appendix C: The Anglo-Saudi Treaty, December 1915
  • Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

University Press Week logo

Celebrating University Press Week

The week of November 9–15 is University Press Week. This year’s theme is Raise UP, which highlights the role that the university press community plays in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. University Presses were asked to submit titles to a reading list in keeping with this year’s theme