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MICHAEL QUENTIN MORTON
Writing about the Middle East

 

On this website, you can read about my books, including: 
 
Empires and Anarchies: A History of Oil in the Middle East published by Reaktion Books in the UK on 1 August 2017, on sale in all major bookshops and online stores.
Keepers of the Golden Shore: A History of the United Arab Emirates published by Reaktion Books in the UK on 15 February 2016, also on sale in all major bookshops and online stores.
 

My other books are available from various outlets:
 
In the Heart of the Desert, the biography of my father who was a petroleum geologist in the Middle East.

Black Gold and Frankincense, a book of photographs of southern Arabia between 1947 and 1971.

Buraimia book about the Buraimi Dispute.

The Third River, about the Iraq Petroleum Company.

The Petroleum Gulf, about the discovery and development of offshore oil in the UAE.

I have also written a number of articles about the history of oil in the Middle East, UK and USA, all of which can be accessed here.

For my full profile, please click here.