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The complete idiot's guide to the politics of oil

Author: Lita Epstein; Charles Jaco; Julianne C Iwersen-Niemann
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2003.
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Oil makes the world go round. Follow the fascinating story-from the fields of Kuwait to the streets of Venezuela and beyond... An analysis of the role that oil plays in the U.S. and how it has affected our foreign policy, this book traces the evolution of the industry, including such defining moments as the invention of the automobile and the discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia. Discussing politics, economics, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2003110663
(OCoLC)53402065
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lita Epstein; Charles Jaco; Julianne C Iwersen-Niemann
ISBN: 9781440690419 1440690413 9781440696138 1440696136 9781440694707 1440694702
OCLC Number: 443273542
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 311 pages) : illustrations, maps
Other Titles: Politics of oil
Responsibility: by Lita Epstein, C.D. Jaco, and Julianne C. Iwersen-Niemann.

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Oil makes the world go round. Follow the fascinating story-from the fields of Kuwait to the streets of Venezuela and beyond... An analysis of the role that oil plays in the U.S. and how it has affected our foreign policy, this book traces the evolution of the industry, including such defining moments as the invention of the automobile and the discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia. Discussing politics, economics, and science, this book offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on the substance that was left to us by the dinosaurs-and that drives our industrialized world.

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