May 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 3330 - Oil, the Persian Gulf, and World Power


Examines the international politics of oil from a historical perspective, emphasizing the importance of the Persian Gulf. Topics include the roots and guiding principles behind oil policy; oil in the two world wars; postwar changes in global oil production, culminating in the oil crisis of the 1970s; the pattern and end of the British dominance in the Gulf; the subsequent expansion of the United States commitments in the region since the 1970s; the role of local nation-states, in particular Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia; oil today, and prospects for the future.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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