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The Big Fella: The Rise and Rise of BHP Billiton
By Brand: Random House Australia
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ean: 9781741667110, isbn: 1741667119,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
BHP is part of Australia's DNA; but it remains an enigma. The Big Fella is the compelling story of how BHP and its partner Billiton rose from the humblest beginnings in the Australian Outback and on the Indonesian island of Belitung to starry heig...
Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range, 1915-2000
By Univ Of Minnesota Press
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ean: 9780816694303, isbn: 0816694303,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Winner of the Midwestern History Association's 2016 Hamlin Garland Prize The Iron Range earned its name honestly: it was once among the world’s richest iron ore mining districts. The Iron Range propelled the U.S. steel industry in the late nine...
Pipe Dreams: The Plundering of Iraq’s Oil Wealth
By Columbia Global Reports
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
"A fascinating and revealing dive into the murky world of oil contracts that shape power and politics in Iraq." -- Loveday Morris, The Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chiefIraq sits on top of more than 140 billion barrels of oil, making it the owner...
Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental polit...
Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike
By Univ Of Minnesota Press
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
On June 2, 1916, forty mostly immigrant mineworkers at the St. James Mine in Aurora, Minnesota, walked off the job. This seemingly small labor disturbance would mushroom into one of the region’s, if not the nation’s, most contentious and signific...
The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
"Think of it as a Texas version of Hillbilly Elegy."― Bryan Burrough, New York Times bestselling author of THE BIG RICH and BARBARIANS AT THE GATE"Bryan Mealer has given us a brilliant, and brilliantly entertaining, portrayal of family, and a burst...
Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The People vs. Big Oil—how a working-class company town harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their communityHome to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once a typical company town, dominated by Chev...
Gold Fever: One Man's Adventures on the Trail of the Gold Rush
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A freakishly charming travel memoir of a man just like you: intelligent, curious, motivated, fun, and intentionally positive. With those traits, zero gold-locating skills, and some huge balls, Boggan sets out on a humongous adventure: searching for...
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activ...