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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban society. The trouble with tin was that economically... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet. Tar sands ?development? comes with an enormous environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and other types of natural resources that takes place... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 94.99
This book chronicles the history of the petroleum industry in Trinidad and Tobago and appraises major policy decisions impacting its economy. The book will be useful as a source document to students, researchers, policy makers, and anyone interested in developments in the energy sector in a small developing state. more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 231.00
This comprehensive reference book on current developments in oil supply and demand provides key data on world production, trade, prices and consumption of major oil product groups, with time series back to the early 1970s. It also provides more detailed and comprehensive picture of oil supply, demand, trade, production and consumption by... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00
As the supply revolution enters a new phase, oils role in the global energy mix is being redefined. More than ever, getting a handle on these developments is key to ensuring that energy security is maintained or enhanced, investment is appropriately targeted and resources are optimally leveraged. That makes the Medium-Term Oil Market Report's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
In this seminal study, Jane Hathaway presents a wide-ranging reassessment of the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen - the first of its kind in over forty years. Challenging outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to the rise of Arab nationalism and Arab nation-states in the nineteenth... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50
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...