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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)by Resources For The Future Ltd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries and of the government policies bearing on them,... more...

  • Supply and Costs in the U.S. Petroleum Industry (Routledge Revivals)by Franklin M. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Any discussion of the various facets of petroleum policy in the United States rests to a greater or less extent on the issue of sensitivity of petroleum exploration, and hence of new petroleum discoveries to economic incentives. Indeed, a principle argument in favour of having a special petroleum policy at all is that domestic petroleum exploration... more...

  • International Arctic Petroleum Cooperationby Anatoli Bourmistrov; Frode Mellemvik; Alexei Bambulyak; Ove Gudmestad; Indra Overland; Anatoly Zolotukhin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Arctic region contains large amounts of natural resources considered necessary to sustain global economic growth, so it is unsurprising that it is increasingly susceptible to political, economic, environmental, and even military conflicts. This book looks in detail at the preconditions and outlook for international cooperation on the development... more...

  • Africa's New Oilby Celeste Hicks

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    A revealing account of how Africa's new oil boom could make or break the countries affected. more...