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A swamp full of dollars : pipelines and paramilitaries at Nigeria's oil frontier

Author: Michael Peel
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the battle for Nigeria's oil supply, discussing how the oil industry has led to chaos among local groups, caused widespread corruption, and will negatively impact the country's future if the situation persists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peel, Michael, 1974-
Swamp full of dollars.
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books 2010
(OCoLC)491960556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Peel
ISBN: 9781569766972 1569766975
OCLC Number: 698472707
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 220 pages) : maps
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Prologue: Trigger Point; PART ONE: THE HUNDRED YEARS OIL WAR; 1. Stark Illiterates and Junkies; 2. Where Duty and Glory Lead; 3. More Popular than Churchill; PART TWO: LIVING AT THE OIL FRONTLINE; 4. The Boys from the Bookshop; 5. Fuel the Bike, Fuel the Rider; 6. The Discerning Gentlemen; PART THREE: THE NEW GULF CONFLICT; 7. Fish, but not Fishing; 8. Things Are Looking Up; 9. Not Hostages but Journalists; Epilogue: The Hope of the World; Notes and Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.
Responsibility: Michael Peel.

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Examines the battle for Nigeria's oil supply, discussing how the oil industry has led to chaos among local groups, caused widespread corruption, and will negatively impact the country's future if the situation persists.

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