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Empires of oil : corporate oil in Barbarian worlds

Author: Duncan Clarke
Publisher: London : Profile, 2007.
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We might think that the world's oil empires are invincible megaliths, dominated by American interests, but Duncan Clarke reveals the ways in which these empires will face huge challenges in the twenty-first century. Based on razor-sharp analysis of contemporary geopolitics and a deep knowledge of global history, he shows exactly why these empires are declining. He explains where the new empires of oil will be around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clarke, Duncan, 1948-
Empires of oil.
London : Profile, 2007
(DLC) 2007534900
(OCoLC)144596806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Clarke
ISBN: 9781847650498 184765049X
OCLC Number: 655248276
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Global oil games; Empires of oil; Corporate soldiers and barbarians; Corporate oil and Western future; Notes; Appendix: Abbreviations and measures; Index.
Responsibility: Duncan Clarke.

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Based on analysis of contemporary geopolitics and a knowledge of global history, this book shows why oil empires are declining. It reveals how the world changes because of global battles over the  Read more...

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