Soviet oil politics in the Middle East and Soviet-American relations
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Soviet oil politics in the Middle East and Soviet-American relations by Arthur Jay Klinghoffer

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Published by Russian and East European Research Center, Tel-Aviv University in [Tel-Aviv] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union.,
  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Soviet Union.,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Middle East.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Arthur Jay Klinghoffer.
SeriesSlavic and Soviet series ;, no. 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9575.R82 K56
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4485785M
LC Control Number79314738

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