Making the desert modern : Americans, Arabs, and oil on the Saudi frontier, 1933-1973 /
In 1933 American oilmen representing what later became the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) signed a concession agreement with the Saudi Arabian king granting the company sole proprietorship over the oil reserves in the country's largest province. As drilling commenced and wells proliferat...
|Published:||Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, |
|Series:||Culture, politics, and the Cold War.
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