The Resource Blood and oil : memoirs of a Persian prince, Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian

Blood and oil : memoirs of a Persian prince, Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian

Label
Blood and oil : memoirs of a Persian prince
Title
Blood and oil
Title remainder
memoirs of a Persian prince
Statement of responsibility
Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
  • Born into Iran's most powerful aristocratic family - so feared by Khomeini that the entire clan was blacklisted - Prince Manucher was raised in a vast harem with his thirty-five brothers and sisters, one of whom married the head of Iran's communist party, while another, who was once foreign minister, lost his life to the upstart Shah's jealousy. Farmanfarmaian was the primary government negotiator with the British-owned Anglo-Iranian Oil Company until its convulsive
  • Nationalization by his cousin Mossedeq in 1951. Later, as a director of the National Iranian Oil Company, he pioneered - against the Shah's wishes - the partnership that resulted in OPEC. This is the first account by one of OPEC's original crafters of the politics and intrigue surrounding the international development of the oil industry. With the flair of a modern-day Arabian Nights, Blood and Oil brilliantly renders the tensions between the excesses of the ancient
  • Regime and Iran's increasingly reactionary religious establishment. Prince Manucher's close relationships with everyone from the last Shah to the teary-eyed Mossadeq allow him to provide a fresh portrait of the Pahlavi reign and the revolution that brought it down. But the real revelation in these pages is his new perspective on British oil imperialism, and its brutal effect on twentieth-century history
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmānfarmāʼiyān, Manūchihr
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DS316.9.F377
  • HD9576.I62
LC item number
  • A313 1997
  • F37 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Farmanfarmaian, Roxane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmānfarmāʼiyān, Manūchihr
  • Farmānfarmāʼiyān, Manūchihr
  • Farmānfarmāʼiyān, Manūchihr
  • Farmānfarmā·iyān, Manūčihr
  • Statesmen
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petróleo
  • Hommes d'État
  • Pétrole
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Politics and government
  • Statesmen
  • Aardolie
  • Autobiographie
  • Iran
  • Irán
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
Label
Blood and oil : memoirs of a Persian prince, Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-487) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tales of the early years : Inside the walls of the harem -- The blood of the Qajars -- On the waves of war -- The dangerous game of oil -- Under the hand of Reza Shah -- The occupation -- Bears and lions at the door -- A house divided -- Rehearsal for a breakup -- Nationalization -- A losing battle -- Tales of later years : The eagle lands -- The new desert masters -- A palace revolution -- The emperor and the American dream -- In the king's service -- Revolution -- The last road to freedom -- Appendix : British Foreign Office internal memo reporting the death of Prince Abdol Hossein Mirza Farman Farma
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780679440550
Lccn
97150538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36743756
  • (OCoLC)ocm36743756
Label
Blood and oil : memoirs of a Persian prince, Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-487) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tales of the early years : Inside the walls of the harem -- The blood of the Qajars -- On the waves of war -- The dangerous game of oil -- Under the hand of Reza Shah -- The occupation -- Bears and lions at the door -- A house divided -- Rehearsal for a breakup -- Nationalization -- A losing battle -- Tales of later years : The eagle lands -- The new desert masters -- A palace revolution -- The emperor and the American dream -- In the king's service -- Revolution -- The last road to freedom -- Appendix : British Foreign Office internal memo reporting the death of Prince Abdol Hossein Mirza Farman Farma
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780679440550
Lccn
97150538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36743756
  • (OCoLC)ocm36743756

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