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Energy and international war : from Babylon to Baghdad and beyond

Author: Clifford Singer
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2008.
Series: World Scientific series on energy and resource economics, vol. 6.
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"Will international wars where energy resources play a central role continue to hold sway over life and death for industrialized nations, or is this a transient phase in the evolution of industrial societies? This book answers this question by tracing the history of energy and conflict from antiquity through the epic hot and cold wars of the twentieth century, to expected outcome of the war in Iraq. It points the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Singer
ISBN: 9812791582 9789812791580
OCLC Number: 191658654
Description: xviii, 434 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. From Hammurabi to Napoleon --
1. Just a commodity --
2. Slaves, gold and silver --
3. Sources of conflict until the concert of Europe --
Pt. 2. Coal and non-energy minerals --
4. Steamer coal in the colonial era --
5. Franco-Prussian War sets the stage --
6. Coal and iron in the Great War --
7. Coal in Asia before WWII --
8. Coal, steel, customs, and the EU --
9. Conflict over other solid mineral resources --
10. An end to cross-border warfare over solid minerals? --
Pt. 3. Oil --
11. Oil and commerce --
12. Oil from WWI to WWII --
13. Oil and World War II --
14. Before the Iran-Iraq War --
15. Iran and Iraq --
16. Gulf War I --
17. Sanctions and inspections --
18. Iraq after 9/11/01 --
19. Oil and war --
Pt. 4. Uranium, natural gas, and renewables --
20. France and uranium --
21. French neocolonialism in Africa --
22. Natural gas resources and transport --
23. Liquefied natural gas and security developments --
24. Hydropower --
25. Other renewable resources --
26. It's about oil --
Pt. 5. The future --
27. Troubled products --
28. Uncoordinated consumers --
29. Spoilers --
30. Transition to sustainability.
Series Title: World Scientific series on energy and resource economics, vol. 6.
Responsibility: Clifford E. Singer.

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