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- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.46
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00
This book focuses on doing businesses successfully with China oil, gas and chemicals companies with real business cases on business management and contract negotiations all under one theme. Drawing on the author?s extensive experiences and knowledge of the China oil, gas and chemicals industries, the book presents a comprehensive and practical guide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
Ths book examines the efforts made by the British government of the period to lessen its dependence on American oil supplies, the emergence of Venezuela as the largest single British oil supplier in the early 1930s, and the changing structure of the oil industry both in the US and Europe. It draws almost entirely on primary sources. more...
- 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...
- 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 wont want to be without The Little Book of Good Energy. Find out about the different... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Oil and gas are important to every aspect of our economy, yet the oil and gas industry is distinguished by its combination of increasing demands and decreasing discovery volumes--and it is an industry shrouded in an environment of extremely volatile pricing. Although the profits enjoyed by the oil and gas industry are enormous, the industry remains... more...