Date of Graduation

Spring 2019

Document Type

Honors Research Project

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts



Research Sponsor

Dr. Walt Hixson

First Reader

Dr. Dave Cohen

Second Reader

Dr. Philip Marcin


Abstract: This paper will examine the role of the 1967 oil embargo in the historiography of the 1967 Six Day War, its aftermath, the Arab Cold War, and post-war inter-Arab politics. It argues that, for a multitude of reasons, the 1967 oil embargo is a significant part of that history that has been overlooked in the historiography.



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