Oil and the killing of the American Consul in Tehran

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University Press of America, 2006 - History - 350 pages
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Oil and the Killing of the American Consul in Tehran explores the Anglo-American tensions over the control of oil in Iraq and Persia after WWI and the impact of American Vice-Consul Robert Imbrie's murder. Using evidence from U.S. State Department documents, this detailed work argues that Imbrie was the victim of a conspiracy aimed at consolidating British power in the region.

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Contents

Chapter
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Exchange of Notes and AmericanBritish Oil Entente
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Chapter 3
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About the author (2006)

Mohammad Gholi Majd is the author of articles published in the Journal of Peasant Studies, Middle East Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Middle Eastern Studies, and Land Use Policy, among others. He has taught courses in Middle East economics and economic development, most recently in the department of economics and at the Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania.