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Author Maass, Peter, 1960-

Title Crude world : the violent twilight of oil / Peter Maass.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.27282 M112c 2009    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 276 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-262) and index.
Contents Scarcity -- Plunder -- Rot -- Contamination -- Fear -- Greed -- Desire -- Alienation -- Empire -- Mirage -- Appendix A. World crude oil reserves -- Appendix B.U.S. crude oil imports.
Summary A stunning and revealing examination of oil's indelible impact on the countries that produce it and the people who possess it, of the power of oil to exacerbate existing problems and create new ones.
Subject Petroleum industry and trade -- History.
ISBN 9781400041695 (alk. paper)
1400041694 (alk. paper)

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