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  • Enacting the Corporationby Marina Welker

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    What are corporations, and to whom are they responsible? Anthropologist Marina Welker draws on two years of research at Newmont Mining Corporation?s Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Sumbawa, Indonesia, to address these questions. Against the backdrop of an emerging Corporate Social Responsibility movement and changing... more...

  • Stinking Stones and Rocks of Goldby Shepherd W. McKinley

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    Shepherd McKinley presents the first-ever book on the role of phosphates in economic, social, and industrial changes in the South Carolina plantation economy. Fueling the rapid growth of low-country fertilizer companies, phosphate mining provided elite plantation owners a way to stem losses from emancipation. At the same time, mining created an autonomous... more...

  • International Competition and Industrial Changeby Charles Harvey; Jon Press

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 183.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49

    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...

  • Oil Sparks in the Amazonby Patricia I. Vasquez

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    For decades, studies of oil-related conflicts have focused on the effects of natural resource mismanagement, resulting in great economic booms and busts or violence as rebels fight ruling governments over their regions’ hydrocarbon resources. In Oil Sparks in the Amazon , Patricia I. Vasquez writes that while oil busts and civil wars are common,... more...

  • Hydrocarbon Huckstersby Ernest Zebrowski; Mariah Zebrowski Leach

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 87.50

    Hydrocarbon Hucksters is the saga of the oil industry's takeover of Louisiana--its leaders, its laws, its environment, and, by rechanneling the flow of public information, its voters. It is a chronicle of mindboggling scientific and technical triumphs sharing the same public stew with myths about the "goodness" of oil and bald-faced public lies... more...

  • Successful Business Dealings and Management with China Oil, Gas and Chemical Giantsby Henry Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    The book provides practical and theoretical perspective with commercial context to allow interested parties to understand and analyze the Chinese Oil firms. Ultimately, it aims to increase understanding, knowledge, efficiency in communication and dealings with a situational and contextual bound nature. more...

  • British Oil Policy 1919-1939by B S McBeth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    Ths book examines the British government efforts to lessen its dependence on American oil, the emergence of Venezuela as the largest single British oil supplier in the early '30s, and the changing structure of the industry both in the US and Europe. more...

  • Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestineby Aida Essaid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what extent, the land tenure system in Palestine facilitated... more...

  • The Little Book of Good Energyby Robin Barratt

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    Do you believe in the power of doing good? Are you convinced that if you do good deeds, good things will happen to you in turn? Would you like to live by this rule and learn to create positive energy wherever you go? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you won’t want to be without The Little Book of Good Energy. Find out about the different... more...