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  • Hundert Jahre Aluminiumindustrie in Deutschland (1886-1986)by Manfred Knauer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 108.82

    Die noch junge Aluminiumindustrie wurde innerhalb weniger Jahrzehnte zu einer der bedeutendsten Grundstoffindustrien. Manfred Knauer schildert die wichtigsten Phasen dieser Entwicklung in Deutschland, beginnend mit dem Jahr 1886, in dem die Erfindung der Schmelzflusselektrolyse die Voraussetzung für die Herstellung des Aluminiums im industriellen... more...

  • Harness Oil and Gas Big Data with Analyticsby Keith Holdaway

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00 US$ 52.50

    Use big data analytics to efficiently drive oil and gas exploration and production Harness Oil and Gas Big Data with Analytics provides a complete view of big data and analytics techniques as they are applied to the oil and gas industry. Including a compendium of specific case studies, the book underscores the acute need for optimization in the... more...

  • Undermining Capitalismby Joel Krieger

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95 US$ 39.16

    Beginning with the nationalized British coal industry and then raising more general issues concerning the contemporary state, Joel Krieger studies the day wage structure for face workers (National Power Loading Agreement) introduced by the National Coal Board in 1966, its consequences, and the ways in which earlier work conventions, wage structures,... more...

  • Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabiaby Jr. Irvine H. Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.95 US$ 31.16

    Irvine Anderson carefully reconstructs the years between 1933 and 1950 and provides a case study of the evolution of U.S. foreign oil policy and of the complex relationships between the U.S. government and the business world. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Oiling the Urban Economyby Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ?resource curse? doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa?s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the following questions: In what ways did the city come into... more...

  • Future Oil Demands of China, India, and Japanby George G. Eberling

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99

    This book examines how China will most likely address its growing oil energy dependence and what the consequences will be for Indian and Japanese foreign policies. It is useful for scholars and policymakers interested in Chinese, Indian, and Japanese energy security, foreign policy, political economy, and political risk analysis. more...

  • Britain and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuriesby Rory Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The first full-length survey of Britain's role in Latin America as a whole from the early 1800s to the 1950s, when influence in the region passed to the United States. Rory Miller examines the reasons for the rise and decline of British influence, and reappraises its impact on the Latin American states. Did it, as often claimed, circumscribe their... more...

  • Under Corporate Skiesby Martin Brueckner; Dyann Ross; Erin Brockovich

    Fremantle Press 2010; US$ 12.99

    Relating the story of a tiny town pitted against a strong corporation, this account strives to voice the concerns of local communities when they come into conflict with corporate profits. With the help of Erin Brockovich, the small town of Yarloop in Western Australia is fighting its powerful neighbor, Alcoa World Alumina. Their struggle is over social,... more...

  • Sustainable Operations Managementby Steve Brown; Helen Walker; Stefan Seuring; Joseph Sarkis; Robert Klassen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Increasingly, organisations are interested in managing corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability as part of their operations management (OM). OM practices and research must respond to demands to address sustainability. This response is triggered by climate change and other environmental concerns, the well-being of workers and communities,... more...

  • Neighbours and Successors of Romeby Daniel Keller; Jennifer Price; Caroline Jackson

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 42.50

    Presented through 20 case studies covering Europe and the Near East, Neighbours and Successors of Rome investigates development in the production of glass and the mechanisms of the wider glass economy as part of a wider material culture in Europe and the Near East around the later first millennium AD. Though highlighting and solidifying chronology,... more...