King Faisal of Saudi Arabia / by Alexei Vassiliev
- Vasilʹev, A. M. (Alekseĭ Mikhaĭlovich)
- London : Saqi, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- 495 pages ; 23 cm
- Machine generated contents note: ch. One The Delicate Youth on a Fiery Horse -- ch. Two The Father -- ch. Three An Adolescent Discovers the Big, Big World -- ch. Four From Youngster to Statesman -- ch. Five Viceroy of Hijaz, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Military Commander -- ch. Six Oil and Gold -- ch. Seven Faisal and Iffat, Iffat and Faisal -- ch. Eight World War II and the Discovery of America -- ch. Nine The Autumn and Winter of the Patriarch -- ch. Ten My Brother, My King, My Sorrow -- ch. Eleven The Pendulum: Premiership to Dismissal to Deputy Premiership -- ch. Twelve To Be or Not to Be -- ch. Thirteen The Road to the Throne - Without Bloodshed -- ch. Fourteen King at Last -- ch. Fifteen Nasser and the Yemen Trap -- ch. Sixteen The Six-Day War -- ch. Seventeen Two Yemens: A Headache, but No Threat -- ch. Eighteen Political Realities, Old and New -- ch. Nineteen Al-Aqsa Ablaze -- ch. Twenty Taming Aramco -- ch. Twenty-One Death of Nasser, Rise of Sadat -- ch. Twenty-Two The Year 1973: Five to Twelve -- ch. Twenty-Three The 1973 War -- ch. Twenty-Four 1973: The Embargo -- ch. Twenty-Five "The Mightiest of Arab Rulers" -- ch. Twenty-Six Poitiers, American-Style? -- ch. Twenty-Seven A New Relationship with the US -- ch. Twenty-Eight Financial Might: Beyond the Possible -- ch. Twenty-Nine Storm of Change: The King is Assassinated.
- 9780863566899 (hbk.) and 0863566898 (hbk.)
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