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The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream
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mpn: 980093156, ean: 9781250058911, isbn: 1250058910,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
"Think of it as a Texas version of Hillbilly Elegy."― Bryan Burrough, New York Times bestselling author of THE BIG RICH and BARBARIANS AT THE GATE"Bryan Mealer has given us a brilliant, and brilliantly entertaining, portrayal of family, and a burst...
Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
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ean: 9781781681169, isbn: 1781681163,
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Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental polit...
The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth
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The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other emerging markets” have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bot...
Beyond the Boundaries: Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, 1840-1875 (Michigan)
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 38 halftones, ean: 9780195132434, isbn: 0195132432,
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Spanning the years 1840-1875, Beyond the Boundaries focuses on the settlement of Upper Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula, telling the story of reluctant pioneers who attempted to establish a decent measure of comfort, control, and security in what was in...
Discovery!: The Search for Arabian Oil
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Illuminating a little-known but extremely significant period in world historythe discovery of oil in the Middle East and the beginnings of what is now the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)this captivating history explores the birth of the ...
Written in Blood: Courage and Corruption in the Appalachian War of Extraction
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Featuring Appalachia's leading scholars and activists, Written in Blood offers an accurate and uncensored understanding of coal mining history. Combining new revelations from the past with sketches of a sane path forward, this collection considers ou...
Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet
By Palgrave MacMillan Trade
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Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the world's power. Our modern technological society would be inc...
The Song of the Hammer and Drill: The Colorado San Juans, 1860-1914
By Brand: University Press of Colorado
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mpn: b/w photos, ean: 9780870815317, isbn: 0870815318,
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As one of the great mining regions of Colorado and the United States, the San Juan Mountains provide insight into the development of both the industry and the state. First published in 1982, Song of the Hammer and Drill, with the help of more than 10...
Idaho’s Bunker Hill: The Rise and Fall of a Great Mining Company, 1885–1981
By Brand: University of Oklahoma Press
mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780806138985, isbn: 9780806138985,
A comprehensive history of a major American mining company For nearly a century, the Bunker Hill Company of Idaho was a leading U.S. mining and smelting corporation that played a key role in the nation’s industrial development. At the same time, it...
The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource
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mpn: 15 illustrations, ean: 9780275990084, isbn: 0275990087,
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Oil is the most vital resource of our time. Because it is so important, misperceptions about the black gold abound. Leonardo Maugeri clears the cobwebs by describing the colorful history of oil, and explaining the fundamentals of oil production. He d...
Fisher Investments on Energy
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ean: 9780470285435, isbn: 0470285435,
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The first offering from the Fisher Investments On investingseries is a comprehensive guide to the Energy sector. The book canbenefit both new and seasoned investors, covering everything fromEnergy sector basics to specific industry insights to practi...
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A decade ago no one except geologists had heard of tantalum or'coltan' - an obscure mineral that is an essential ingredient inmobile phones and laptops. Then, in 2000, reports began to leak outof Congo: of mines deep in the jungle where coltan was ex...
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