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Mineral industries. Metal trade

  • Peak Oilby Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In recent years, the concept of ?peak oil??the moment when global oil production peaks and a train of economic, social, and political catastrophes accompany its subsequent decline?has captured the imagination of a surprisingly large number of Americans, ordinary citizens as well as scholars, and created a quiet, yet intense underground movement. ... more...

  • Mining and the State in Brazilian Developmentby Gail D Triner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    'Mining and the State' examines the fundamental economic institutional structure of Brazil through the prism of its mineral endowment. more...

  • Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systemsby Pal Thonstad Sandvik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Scholarly attention has tended to focus on the owners and management of the multinationals, but when the focus is changed to that of subsidiaries, different aspects of business development and international capitalism come to light. Sandvik?s study looks at the Falconbridge nickel refinery in Kristiansand, Norway. more...

  • Die Tonwarenfabrik Tobias Chr. Feilner in Berlinby Jan Mende

    Deutscher Kunstverlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Fabrik Tobias Chr. Feilners war der größte deutsche Kachelhersteller des 19. Jahrhunderts. Sie belieferte die Backsteinprojekte Karl Friedrich Schinkels mit Bauterrakotta und produzierte zudem Zier- und Gartengefäße sowie Kopien von Kunstwerken. Über das Spezifische einer Firmengeschichte hinaus gibt die Darstellung Einblick in das Funktionieren... more...

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Outby Sara Geenen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of armed groups and massive human rights violations.... more...

  • Oil Prices, Energy Security, and Import Policyby Douglas R. Bohi; W. David Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1982, takes the interaction between the domestic economy and the international trade in oil and, through the use of a consistent microeconomic framework, examines the conditions under which energy and related policies may or may not improve the performance of the U.S. economy, during both normal periods and old supply... more...

  • Supply and Competition in Minor Metalsby David B. Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    An interest in the minor metals ? termed "minor" as their annual production is relatively small ? had been developing for many years. This study, first published in 1965, examines patterns of supply that can be identified as underlying the production of minor metals, and then uses these patterns to investigate the nature and degree of competition... more...

  • Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeriaby Omolade Adunbi

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Omolade Adunbi investigates the myths behind competing claims to oil wealth in Nigeria?s Niger Delta. Looking at ownership of natural resources, oil extraction practices, government control over oil resources, and discourse about oil, Adunbi shows how symbolic claims have created an "oil citizenship." He explores the ways NGOs, militant groups, and... more...

  • United Arab Emirates (Routledge Revival)by Middle East Research Institute

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1985, this study, focusing on United Arab Emirates, looks at the underlying reasons why certain political, economic and social events have taken place in the country?s history. It provides vital analysis of the political and economic issues of the country, and those that have affected it, as well as providing statistical material... more...

  • Harras - Alles wird böseby Winfried Thamm

    OCM GmbH 2015; US$ 4.61

    Die beiden Freunde Harras und Henning sind zerstritten. Durch Harras Schuld ist Henning schwer verletzt worden. Er beschließt, Harras nie mehr wiederzusehen, doch der lässt sich nicht abschütteln. Schließlich vertragen sie sich wieder: Alles wird gut. Doch Harras hat Bedürfnisse, die Henning gar nicht passen. Um seine Ziele zu erreichen, setzt er alle... more...