Book Launch: Robert Vitalis' "Oilcraft: The Myths of Scarcity and Security That Haunt U.S. Energy Policy"

Wed, Nov 25, 2020 (All day)
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A Conversation with Prof. Robert Vitalis.

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Robert Vitalis is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include America's Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier (Stanford, 2007), named one of the best books of the year by the London Guardian and an essential read by Foreign Affairs, as well as White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations (2015) and When Capitalists Collide: Business Conflict and the End of Empire in Egypt (1995).