While America struggles with a recess ion, oil prices soar,
revolution rocks the Middle East, European nations risk defaulting
on their loans, and the world teeters on the brink of a possible
global financial crisis. This is not a description of the present,
however, but the 1970s. In The Oil Kings, Andrew Cooper
tells the story of how oil came to dominate U.S. domestic and
Drawing on newly declassified documents and interviews with... more...