Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Oil Kings - 11 edition

Oil Kings (ISBN10: 1439155186; ISBN13: 9781439155189)
ISBN13: 978-1439155189
ISBN10: 1439155186

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1439155172
ISBN10: 1439155178

Summary: While America struggles with a recess ion, oil prices soar, revolution rocks the Middle East, European nations risk defaulting on their loans, and the world teeters on the brink of a possible global financial crisis. This is not a description of the present, however, but the 1970s. InThe Oil Kings, Andrew Cooper tells the story of how oil came to dominate U.S. domestic and foreign policy. Drawing on newly declassified documents and interviews with some of the key figures of th ...show moree time, Cooper follows the political posturing and backroom maneuvering that led the U.S. to switch to OPEC as its main supplier of oil from the Shah of Iran, a loyal ally and leading customer for American weapons. The subsequent loss of U.S. income destabilized the Iranian economy, while the U.S. embarked on a long relationship with the autocratic Saudi kingdom that continues to this day. Brilliantly reported and filled with astonishing revelations-including how close the U.S. came to sending troops into the Persian Gulf to break the Arab oil embargo and how U.S. officials offered to sell nuclear power and nuclear fuel to the Shah-The Oil Kings is the history of an era that we thought we knew, an era whose momentous reverberations still influence events at home and abroad today. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 11
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Published: 09/11/2012
International: No



List Price: $18.00
Used $7.02
Used
Save $10.98 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 10 hours and 35 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.91

20 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Oil Kings
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (20)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (7)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$3.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Book Closeouts
Buffalo, NY
Seller Rating: 4.68
GREAT Bargain Book Deal - like new - some may have small remainder mark - Ships out by NEXT Business Day - 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!
$14.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close