Guardians of the Gulf A History of America's Expanding Role in the Persion Gulf, 1833-1992

ISBN-10: 0684871068

ISBN-13: 9780684871066

Edition: 1999

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 5/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Michael A. Palmer is Professor of History, East Carolina University.

Prologue: to the Valley of the Euphrates
An Open Field for American Capital and Industry, 1833-1939
The World Oil Center of Gravity, 1939-1946
Middle East Oil and the Destiny of Europe, 1946-1950
The Chimera of Regional Defense, 1950-1967
A Tale of Two Doctrines: the Nixon and Carter Doctrines, 1968-1980
Not While This President Serves: the Reagan Administration and the Gulf, 1981-1987
The Tanker War, 1987-1988
The Road to Desert Storm, August 1988-August 1990
Shield in the Desert, August 1990-January 1991
A Commander's Dream: Planning Desert Storm
Just the Way it was Scheduled: the Storm from the Air
The Mother of all Battles, the Mother of all Retreats: the Storm on the Ground
The Guarantor of Last Resort
Gulf War of 1991
The Persian Gulf
The Middle East
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