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Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Doreen Lustig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book presents a historical study of the international law of the private business corporation. The literature on corporations and international law typically concentrates on the failure to ... More


Ascending the Throne

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In 1939, as war broke out in Europe, Russia was Iran's main worry. Communism, a mystery to most Iranians, was generally disliked because it was “godless,” clearly to be shunned and condemned. Its ... More


Mastering Oil

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Consortium settlement in 1954 was a defeat for Iran. The Consortium received all the operational fields and territory previously conceded to AIOC. For the shah, moving beyond the Consortium was ... More


Back to Informal Empire?: The Anglo-Iranian Struggle over Oil, 1932–1954

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 6 is devoted to the Abadan Crisis and the circumstances surrounding the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the dispute between Britain and Iran over the ownership of oil ... More


Black Gold and America Shape Iran and Saudi Arabia

Dilip Hiro

in Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190944650
eISBN:
9780190055905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944650.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The discovery of oil near Masjid-e-Suleiman in Iran in 1908 by a British company aroused interest in Britain and America to explore the wider region for it. Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) ... More


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