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The oil and the glory : the pursuit of empire and fortune on the Caspian Sea

Author: Steve LeVine
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the rogue's gallery of adventurers, dealmakers, political operatives, corrupt officials, powerful oil companies, and other interests competing for the vast oil reserves in the Caspian region in the wake of the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
LeVine, Steve, 1957-
Oil and the glory.
New York : Random House, ©2007
(DLC) 2006101530
(OCoLC)77116877
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve LeVine
ISBN: 9781588366467 1588366464
OCLC Number: 692201815
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 470 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The barons --
A visitor from Sweden --
Revolution --
Soviet days --
The middleman --
Détente --
The perfect oil field --
Crossfire --
The first deal --
Return to Baku --
The contract of the century --
The near abroad --
Early oil --
A battle of wills --
A tale of two negotiators --
An accidental pipeline --
An army for oil --
Boom and bust --
Kashagan --
A way to the sea --
The king of Kazakhstan --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Steve LeVine.

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Describes the rogue's gallery of adventurers, dealmakers, political operatives, corrupt officials, powerful oil companies, and other interests competing for the vast oil reserves in the Caspian region in the wake of the disintegration of the Soviet Union.

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