Kuwait, 1950-1965 : Britain, the al-Sabah, and oil / by Simon C. Smith

Author(s): Smith, Simon C., 1967-
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Subjects: Petroleum industry and trade--Political aspects--Kuwait
Kuwait--History
Kuwait--Foreign relations--Great Britain
Great Britain--Foreign relations--Kuwait
Kuwait--Politics and government
Sabah dynasty, 1752-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1999
Series: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 167 p., [9] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Map of Kuwait
Introduction 1
1. Oil Expansion and its Consequences, 1950-1 15
2. Investment and Administrative Problems, 1952-5 36
3. Kuwait, Egypt, and the Suez Crisis, 1956 58
4. Kuwait and the Arab World, 1957-9 79
5. Kuwait's Progress towards Independence, 1959-61 100
6. Dependence and Independence, 1961-5 115
Conclusion 135
App. 1. Oil Production and Revenue, 1946-65 143
App. 2. Political Agents, Kuwait 144
App. 3. Political Residents, Persian Gulf 145
App. 4. British Politicians 146
App. 5. Rulers of Kuwait 147
App. 6. Al-Sabah Family Tree 148
Bibliography 149
Index 161
Additional Authors: British Academy
Notes: ISBN: 0197261973 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-159) and index
OCLC Number: 43655762
ISBN/ISSN: 0197261973