Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power

Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power

by Ellen R. Wald

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ISBN-13: 9781681777184
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 759,726
File size: 27 MB
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About the Author

Ellen R. Wald, PhD, is a widely cited consultant on geopolitics and the global energy industry. She earned her doctorate in history at Boston University and an AB in history, Near Eastern studies, and creative writing at Princeton University. She teaches Middle East history and policy and has appeared on TV and radio on three continents.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Refugee Becomes King ix

Part 1 1

1 "A Devil Of A Time" 3

2 The Americans In King Ibn Saud's Court 24

3 Actual Accrued Benefit 49

4 An Arabian Dawn 78

Part II 101

5 He Met His Duty 103

6 Putting The House In Order 120

7 Wahhabism, Women, Westerners, And Riyals 146

Part III 177

8 "Masters Of Our Own Commodity" 179

9 "Nationalization Was Not The Thing At All" 202

10 "Barrels Of Oil and Gigawatts Of Power" 225

Epilogue: For Their Sons 253

Note On sources 267

Notes 269

Acknowledgments 293

Index 296

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