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Getting the House in Order: The Oil Embargo, Consumption, and the Limits of American Power

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the OPEC oil embargo of 1973–1974, which came as a retaliation against America's support of Israel in the October War, and how the nation's position was compromised during the ... More


The Russian Problem and the Onset of the Pacific War, March−December 1941

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the nine months leading up to the attack on the United States on December 7, 1941. It begins with a look at US–Japanese talks in spring 1941. The chapter then explores why the ... More


The Energy Crisis of the 1970s

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the energy crisis in the U.S. during the 1970s. It explains that contrary to popular belief, the energy problem manifested itself months, even years, before the Arab oil ... More


Taking the Fight National

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After successfully defending the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations from non-Indian mining, American Indians launched a national campaign to prepare similarly situated energy tribes for the ... More


A year of discord 1973–74

Thomas Robb

in A strained partnership?: US-UK relations in the era of detente, 196977

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091759
eISBN:
9781781706985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091759.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 shows how the Nixon–Heath relationship deteriorated to such an extent that both Nixon and Kissinger would declare that the special relationship was over. Indeed, both intelligence and ... More


The Oil Revolution

Giuliano Garavini

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832836
eISBN:
9780191871306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832836.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Chapter 5 describes the OAPEC oil embargo and then explains the reasons for the “oil shock”, with its fourfold increase in the price of crude oil by December 1973. After the price increases of 1973 ... More


No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Natasha Zaretsky

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1968 and 1980, fears about family deterioration and national decline were ubiquitous in American political culture. This book shows that these perceptions of decline profoundly shaped one ... More


Stepping Forward?: Congress, the Nixon Administration, and Step-by-Step Diplomacy

Kenneth Kolander

in America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179476
eISBN:
9780813179483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

The third chapter, based on research from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, FRUS, and the Congressional Record, explores congressional reactions to Nixon’s request for $2.2 billion in emergency ... More


God Is Green; or, A New Theology of Indulgence

Jeffrey W. Robbins

in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238958
eISBN:
9780823238996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter offers a contemporary account of the relationship between theology and energy by examining three vignettes from the early 1970s. The first is the publication of Vine Deloria's landmark ... More


Introduction

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the anxieties about both national decline and family decline that persisted in the United States between 1968 and 1980, from the time of Richard Nixon when he called the public's ... More


The Sinai II Agreements of 1975: A New Relationship

Kenneth Kolander

in America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179476
eISBN:
9780813179483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The fifth and final chapter examines the controversial and secret executive agreements connected to Sinai II, concluded in September 1975, in the context of a congressional effort to restrict the ... More


The Spirit of the 76: The Israeli Embassy, Congress, and President Ford’s Reassessment

Kenneth Kolander

in America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179476
eISBN:
9780813179483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The increasing influence of pro-Israel lobbying groups is a central theme of the entire book, and especially the fourth chapter. Research from the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem shows that the ... More


The Decline of American Mideast Diplomacy

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

in The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Arab–Israeli peace process. Peace was not seen as an urgent strategic interest of the United States until the costs and liabilities of the ... More


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