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Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats: Oil and the State in Saudi Arabia
By Brand: Cornell University Press
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ean: 9780801477515, isbn: 0801477514,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
In Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats, the most thorough treatment of the political economy of Saudi Arabia to date, Steffen Hertog uncovers an untold history of how the elite rivalries and whims of half a century ago have shaped today's Saudi state ...
Discovery!: The Search for Arabian Oil
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ean: 9780970115744, isbn: 0970115741,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Illuminating a little-known but extremely significant period in world historythe discovery of oil in the Middle East and the beginnings of what is now the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)this captivating history explores the birth of the ...
A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking: How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas
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mpn: 16 illustrations, ean: 9781631490071, isbn: 1631490079,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
From the front lines of the fracking debate, a “field philosopher” explores one of our most divisive technologies.When philosophy professor Adam Briggle moved to Denton, Texas, he had never heard of fracking. Only five years later he would succes...
The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other emerging markets” have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bo...
AC/DC: The Savage Tale of the First Standards War
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
AC/DC tells the little-known story of how Thomas Edisonwrongly bet in the fierce war between supporters of alternatingcurrent and direct current. The savagery of this electrical battlecan hardly be imagined today. The showdown between AC and DC began...
Project Economics and Decision Analysis: Probabilistic Models
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
In Volume 2: Probabilistic Models, author M. A. Mian presents the concepts of decision analysis, incorporating risk and uncertainty as applied to capital investments. In the expanded and updated second edition of Volume 2, Mian integrates new advance...
Gods of Money: Wall Street and the Death of the American Century
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
"Awesome…“ -- New Dawn Magazine "Warning - This Book May Cause Nightmares“ -- Afia "Engdahl Nails it Yet Again“ -- Thinker "…a truly epic work…“ -- Ila France Porcher, Author of The Shark Sessions "…eye opening…“ -- A...
Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
For more than a century, oil has been the engine of growth for a society that delivers an unprecedented standard of living to many. We now take for granted that economic growth is good, necessary, and even inevitable, but also feel a sense of unease ...
Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale (The MIT Press)
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ean: 9780262037648, isbn: 0262037645,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Seeking new definitions of ecology in the tar sands of northern Alberta and searching for the sweetness of life in the face of planetary crises.Confounded by global warming and in search of an affirmative politics that links ecology with social chang...
The History of the Standard Oil Company: Briefer Version
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ean: 9780486428215, isbn: 0486428214,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Muckrakers — a term coined in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt — referred to American journalists, novelists and critics who, in the early 20th century, attempted to expose corruption in politics and the abuses of big business. One publicatio...
Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
A surreal, lyrical work of narrative nonfiction that portrays how the largest domestic oil discovery in half a century transformed a forgotten corner of the American West into a crucible of breakneck capitalism.As North Dakota became the nation's se...
Beyond the Boundaries: Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, 1840-1875 (Michigan)
By Oxford University Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Spanning the years 1840-1875, Beyond the Boundaries focuses on the settlement of Upper Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula, telling the story of reluctant pioneers who attempted to establish a decent measure of comfort, control, and security in what was i...
From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity
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From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity tracks the evolution of photovoltaics--the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity via solar cells--from its nineteenth-century beginnings through its success in the space program to its curr...