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- International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00
After a long period of global price stability, in 2008 inflation increased sharply following unprecedented increases in the price of oil and other commodities, notably food. Although inflation remained lower and growth higher in inflation targeting countries than elsewhere, almost everywhere price stability seemed in jeopardy as consumer prices kept... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
New York Times bestselling author, former Speaker of the House, and Fox News political analyst and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has a plan for slashing gas prices and reducing our long-term dependence on foreign oil. Gingrich is famous for taking big, visionary ideas and boiling them down into practical solutions for the American... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99
The miners' lockout of 1926 was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound. Hester Barron explores the way... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Conant explores how the transformation of oil from a commercial commodity to a strategic raw material have changed the face of world energy politics. In an increasingly interdependent world, Conant questions the right of any nation to withold vital supplies from other countries. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 27.00
It has long been acknowledged that in America the car is king. However, America?s car-orientated and car-dependent lifestyle goes beyond the culture of fast cars and freeways. In Addicted to Oil, Ian Rutledge explores the political, economic and social ramifications of the motorisation of the US economy. He argues that America?s dependence on the car... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 325.00
Over the past decade, extensive research has been conducted on the subject of coal as one of the world?s leading energy sources. The current and future status of this resource is a topic of considerable interest to the largest world economies, including the US, Japan, China and Europe. Advances in the Science of Victorian Brown Coal provides critical... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 15.00
La singularidad de este libro radica en aplicar los conceptos de la teoría de aglomeraciones (clusters) al anâlisis de la industria minera en América Latina. La investigación revela que la ventaja competitiva en la minería, al igual que en otras industrias, está determinada en última instancia por la capacidad de generar conocimientos y producir innovaciones.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 420.00
An in-depth survey of the major commodities of the world * Profiles each commodity in detail * Provides in-depth statistics on production * Includes an invaluable directory Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all major agricultural and mineral products including aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, coffee,... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
It was 1935. Flame-haired Teddy Lynch finished singing "Alone Together" at the swanky nightclub the New Yorker and left the stage to find a charming stranger at her friends' table. It was Jean Paul Getty, enigmatic oil tycoon and America's first billionaire. In her passionate, unflinchingly honest memoir of two outsize lives entwined, Theodora "Teddy"... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 795.00
Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust but, because aluminium was isolated experimentally only in 1827 and produced in commercial quantities only after 1886, its production and use is many times less than that of iron. However over twice as much aluminium is produced as copper and the annual percentage growth in its consumption between... more...