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Aluminum ore : the political economy of the global bauxite industry

Author: Robin S Gendron; Mats Ingulstad; Espen Storli; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Aluminum ore.
(CaOONL)20139033610
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin S Gendron; Mats Ingulstad; Espen Storli; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 0774825340 9780774825344 9780774825351 0774825359 0774825324 9780774825320
OCLC Number: 1037932285
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 386 p. :) ill., maps.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction: Opening Pandora�s Bauxite""; ""1 The Global Race for Bauxite, 1900-40 ""; ""2 “Of the Highest Imperial Importance�""; ""3 Nazi Germany�s Pursuit of Bauxite and Alumina ""; ""4 National Security Business? ""; ""5 The Soviet Union�s “Bauxite Problem�""; ""6 “Greece Has Been Endowed by Nature with This Precious Material�""; ""7 The Volta River Project and Decolonization, 1945-57""; ""8 Canada and the Nationalization of Alcan�s Bauxite Operations in Guinea and Guyana"" ""9 Transnational Restructuring and the Jamaican Bauxite Industry""""10 Issues of Governance, Liberalization, Policy Space, and the Challenges of Development""; ""11 White Metal""; ""12 Battles over Bauxite in East India""; ""13 Success without Bauxite""; ""Contributors""; ""Index""
Responsibility: edited by Robin S. Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, and Espen Storli.
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