Oil in the Middle East

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Capstone Classroom, Nov 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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Each book in this series deals with one of the major players or factors in the continuing conflict in the Middle East, whether it's the changing situation in Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinaian conflict, or the role of oil in regional and world politics. It explains how the subject has developed over the last century or so, exploring the causes of conflict and lending background to current affairs. This provides the necessary context and background so that students can better understand current events. The books include: maps, graphs, and charts, primary sources, chapter and comprehensive timelines, vocabulary boxes, and fact boxes.
 

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Contents
4
The First Middle East Oil Discoveries
10
Arabian Explorations
16
Postwar Boom and Disruption
22
Oil and Political Change
28
Iraq and Oil Today
34
The Gulf and Oil Today
40
When the Oil Runs Out
46
Whos Who?
52
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John King is a Heinemann Raintree author.

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