Field, Michael. A Hundred Million Dollars a Day.

London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975.

4to. 240 pp. With a map frontispiece and several black-and-white photographic illustrations. Contemporay full cloth with giltstamped spine-title. In printed dust jacket.


First edition, rare. The "first comprehensive analysis" of the growing financial powers of the oil countries in the 1970s. The author examines OPEC's oil policy, the distribution of oil revenues in the Arabian Peninsula, the emergence of big Arab companies and major players of the Arab financial world, as well as issues of recycling and aid programmes. The work is enriched with photographs showing key personalities of Middle Eastern politics, including King Faisal bin Abdel-Aziz al Saud, King Khaled bin Abdel-Aziz al Saud, Sheikh Abdullah al Salem al Sabah, Sheikh Sabah al Salem al Sabah, and Prince Saud bin Faisal.

Dust jacket somewhat worn. A fine copy.

OCLC 1158989003.

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