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  • Energie in der modernen Gesellschaftby Thomas Kroll; Hendrik Ehrhardt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 35.63

    Die Gegenwartsbedeutung der Energiefrage liegt seit der Ölkrise von 1973 und den Wachstumskrisen der 1980er Jahre auf der Hand. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes schlagen erstmals Schneisen in das Feld der zeithistorischen Energieforschung. Im Mittelpunkt ihrer Analyse stehen die Fragen, wie sich die Auffassung von Energie seit den 1970er Jahren im westlichen... more...

  • Flickby Kim Christian Priemel

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 41.37

    Hauptbeschreibung Die erste wissenschaftlich fundierte Geschichte des Flick-Konzerns. Der Name Flick steht wie ein Menetekel über der deutschen Wirtschaftsgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Wie bei keinem anderen Unternehmen sind mit diesem Namen in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung beispielloser Erfolg und tiefe Krisen, Skandale und Affären und die Zusammenarbeit... more...

  • Oil Politics: The West and its desire for energy security since 1950by Felix Kruse

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 37.79

    This book illustrates the story of oil politics from the 20th century until today. It begins with the overthrow of the Iranian regime in 1953, and continues until the current rush for resources in the Arctic. However, the book does not simply outline these events, but, it also explains the reasons for the specific development of states acts. Thereby,... more...

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

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    Within just a few decades, the aluminum industry became one of the most important raw materials industries. Manfred Knauer describes the most important phases in the development of the aluminum industry in Germany, beginning in 1886 with the invention of fused-salt electrolysis, the critical requisite for manufacturing aluminum on an industrial scale. more...

  • Réunion tripartite sur l’avenir de l’emploi dans le secteur du tabacby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 13.50

    Examines the future of employment in the tobacco industry and makes recommendations to the social partners for achieving decent work objectives in the sector. Includes texts of resolutions adopted by the Meeting. more...

  • Luces y huellas para salir del socavónby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Basado en los resultados de los programas de accio´n directa desarrollados en determinadas zonas mineras de Sudame´rica para enfrentar el problema del trabajo infantil en las minas, examina las experiencias y las buenas pra´cticas obtenidas. more...

  • Uranium 2009by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 182.00

     . With several countries currently building nuclear power plants and planning the construction of more to meet long-term increases in electricity demand, uranium resources, production and demand remain topics of notable interest. In response to the projected growth in demand for uranium and declining inventories, the uranium industry – the... more...

  • $2.50 A Gallonby Newt Gingrich

    Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    New York Times bestselling author, former Speaker of the House, and Fox News political analyst and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has a plan for slashing gas prices and reducing our long-term dependence on foreign oil. Gingrich is famous for taking big, visionary ideas and boiling them down into practical solutions for the American... more...

  • Our Land, Our Oil!by Stefano Casertano

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Stefano Casertano explores the connections between the presence of energy natural resources and the development of 'local nationalism' in the producing regions. In particular, he applies a specific focus on those cases where such nationalism leads to secession attempts. The research is based on eight case studies in Bolivia, Sudan, Malaysia,... more...

  • Baltic Iron in the Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Centuryby Chris Evans

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The eighteenth century is often viewed as the heroic age of the British iron industry - a time of triumphant technological progress. In fact, it was an age of thwarted ambition, when the take-up of new technologies proved frustratingly slow. The eighteenth century was more accurately the age of Baltic iron. Swedish and Russian iron surged onto the... more...