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  • "What Should Inflation Targeting Countries Do When Oil Prices Rise and Drop Fast?"by Nicoletta Batini; Eugen Tereanu

    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...

  • $2.50 A Gallonby Newt Gingrich

    Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • The 1926 Miners' Lockoutby Hester Barron

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 144.99

    The miners' lockout of 1926 was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Investigating issues of collective identity and action, Hester Barron explores the way that the lockout was experienced by Durham's miners and their families, illuminating wider debates about solidarity and fragmentation within working-class communities. more...

  • Access to Energyby Melvin A. Conant

    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...

  • Addicted to Oilby Ian Rutledge

    I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Advances in the Science of Victorian Brown Coalby Chun - Zhu Li

    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...

  • Africa's New Oilby Celeste Hicks

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

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

  • Aglomeraciones mineras y desarrollo local en America Latinaby Rudolf M. Buitelaar

    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...

  • Agricultural and Mineral Commodities Year Bookby Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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...