This study of fundamental aspects of the oil decade examines the influence of oil production, export and revenues on domestic, regional and international relations. It highlights the expansion of higher education in the Arab world, and the increase in demand for industrial and consumer goods.
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MESA Bulletin -"In the past I have enjoyed reading Gilbar"s masterly articles on the economic history of the Middle East, where he interprets historical facts in interesting ways. Unfortunately , none of these essays measure up to the standards he has set in his area of speciality".