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The Kingdom / Robert Lacey.


1st American ed.. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1982] .
ISBN 0151472602, 9780151472604

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Subjects Geschichte.
Saudi Arabia -- History.
Saudi Arabia.
Saudi-Arabien.
Description xv, 630 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-558) and index.
Summary Follows the line of the Saudi succession from its nineteenth-century origins to the present and chronicles the nation's ruling families' progression to an oil superpower.
Contents Welcome to the Kingdom -- part 1. The desert : Bedouin ; Exile ; The great adventure -- part 2. The House of Saʼud : No god but God ; Fusillade ; Britons and Turks ; The House of Hashim ; The jewel ; Night caravan ; Captain Shakespear ; Jarrab ; The Arab revolt ; Sir Abdul Aziz bin Sa'ud ; Philby ; Britons and Arabs -- part 3. The brethren : Al Artawiya ; Death of the jewel ; A trip to London ; Sultan ; Boundaries in men's hearts ; False start ; At home with Abdul Aziz ; Taif ; Mecca ; Sabillah ; The Kingdom -- part 4. Oil : A man and a horse ; Well numbers 7 ; The Second World War ; Riches ; The lion dies ; King Sa'ud ; Colonel Nasser's new way ; Enter the Crown Prince ; OPEC ; 'Candidates for liquidation' ; Deposition ; Reform ; Two faces of Faisal ; Challenges ; The Russians and the Jews -- part 5. Petropower : Two weeks that changed the world ; Burning concern ; The dreams of King Faisal ; Partnership: Khalid ; Partnership: Fahad ; Riyal politik ; Death of a princess ; Mr. Khashoggi ; $100,000,000,000 ; The Mahdi ; Black gold ; The next Iran? ; As God wills -- Appendixes : A. The ruling line of the House of Saʼud ; B. The sons of Abdul Aziz ; C. Prominent princes ; D. The relatives of Saʼud al Kabeer ; E. The Islamic calendar ; F. World oil and gas statistics ; G. Note on Arabic words.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Saudi Arabia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7977462
(OCoLC)ocm07977462
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lacey, Robert.
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