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Oil and the Economic Geography of the Middle East and North Africa


Studies by Alexander Melamid


C. Max Kortepeter, Editor



About the Book:

    This timely publication of Alexander Melamid's most important studies gives us the opportunity to follow the development of the field of economic geography as applied to the Middle East during the past half century. The wide range of Professor Melamid's interests and the flexibility with which he treats the project provide many new insights on the Middle East for both specialists and interested laymen. The materials here reproduced in their original formats are arranged under the following three headings:

I. Geography and Petroleum

II. Boundaries and Boundary Disputes

III. Social Geography


About the Author:

    Alexander Melamid graduated from the London School of Economics and completed his Ph.D. at the New School for Social Research; he taught at the Sorbonne, at the New School, and finally at the Department of Economics, New York University.


About the Editor:

    C. Max Kortepeter received his Ph.D. in Middle East History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London. He has taught at Robert College (Istanbul), the University of Toronto, and at New York University.


In each article, the various factors are expertly blended to give the type of synthesis or integration that has long been a hallmark of geographical research and presentation at their best.

The Geographical Review


Publication date: 1990

Notes; Bibliography of Works by Alexander Melamid

Size: 6 x 9 (15.2 x 22.9cm); 288 pages

CIP L.C. 90-25183

ISBN 978-0-87850-075-8 (hardbound)  $24.95  Buy it at Amazon.com!