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Mineral industries. Metal trade

  • A Line in the Tar Sandsby Toban Black; Stephen D'Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell; Naomi Klein; Bill McKibben

    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...

  • The Politics of Conflict Economiesby Morten Bs

    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...

  • World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2014by UNIDO

    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...

  • From Oil to Gas and Beyondby Trevor M. Boopsingh; Gregory McGuire

    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...

  • Oil Information 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Medium-Term Oil Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    As the supply revolution enters a new phase, oil’s 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...

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Ruleby Jane Hathaway; Karl Barbir

    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...

  • Undermining Capitalismby Joel Krieger

    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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50

    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 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    The IEA Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2014 gives a detailed analysis of demand, supply and trade developments as well as infrastructure investments to meet the 2.2% annual growth in gas demand expected through 2019. It investigates the important changes that will transform the industry: rising regional disparities between gas-hungry regions such as... more...