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The Kingdom

Author: Robert Lacey
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lacey
ISBN: 0151472602 9780151472604
OCLC Number: 38908210
Description: xv, 630 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Welcome to the Kingdom --
Glossary --
pt. 1: The desert --
pt. 2: The House of Saʼud --
pt. 3: The brethren --
pt. 4: Oil --
pt. 5: Petropower --
Appendix A: The ruling line of the House of Saʼud --
Appendix B: The sons of Abdul Aziz --
Appendix C: Prominent princes --
Appendix D: The relatives of Saʼud al Kabeer --
Appendix E: The Islamic calendar --
Appendix F: World oil and gas statistics --
Appendix G: Note on Arabic words.
Responsibility: Robert Lacey.

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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.

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