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The Resource The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power, Daniel Yergin

The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power, Daniel Yergin

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The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power
Title
The prize
Title remainder
the epic quest for oil, money, and power
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Yergin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of the oil industry and the forces that have shaped the modern world
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1992
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yergin, Daniel
Dewey number
338.2/7282/0904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9560.6
LC item number
.Y47 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World politics
Label
The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power, Daniel Yergin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 787 -873) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Founders -- Oil on the brain: the beginning -- "Our plan": John D. Rockefeller and the combination of American oil -- Copetitive commerce -- The new century -- The dragon stain -- The oil wars: the rise of Royal Dutch, the fall of imperial Russia -- "Beer and skittles" in Persia -- The fateful plunge -- Part II: The Global struggle -- The blood of victory: World War I -- Opening the door on the Middle East: the Turkish Petroleum Company -- From shortage to surplus: the age of gasoline -- "The fight for new production" -- The flood -- "Friends" -- and enemies -- The Arabian concessions: the world that Frank Holmes made -- Part III: War and strategy -- Japan's road to war -- Germany's formula for war -- Japan's Achilles' heel -- The Allies' war -- Part IV: The Hydrocarbon age -- The new center of gravity -- The postwar petroleum order -- Fifty-fifty: the new deal in oil -- "Old Mossy" and the struggle for Iran -- The Suez crisis -- The elephants -- OPEC and the surge pot -- Hydrocarbon man -- Part V: The Battle for world mastery -- The hinge years: countries versus companies -- The oil weapon -- "Bidding for our life" -- OPEC's imperium -- The adjestment -- The second shock: the great panic -- "We're going down" -- Just another commodity? -- The good sweating: how low can it go?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
877, xxxii pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780671502485
Lccn
90047575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm22381448
Label
The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power, Daniel Yergin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 787 -873) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Founders -- Oil on the brain: the beginning -- "Our plan": John D. Rockefeller and the combination of American oil -- Copetitive commerce -- The new century -- The dragon stain -- The oil wars: the rise of Royal Dutch, the fall of imperial Russia -- "Beer and skittles" in Persia -- The fateful plunge -- Part II: The Global struggle -- The blood of victory: World War I -- Opening the door on the Middle East: the Turkish Petroleum Company -- From shortage to surplus: the age of gasoline -- "The fight for new production" -- The flood -- "Friends" -- and enemies -- The Arabian concessions: the world that Frank Holmes made -- Part III: War and strategy -- Japan's road to war -- Germany's formula for war -- Japan's Achilles' heel -- The Allies' war -- Part IV: The Hydrocarbon age -- The new center of gravity -- The postwar petroleum order -- Fifty-fifty: the new deal in oil -- "Old Mossy" and the struggle for Iran -- The Suez crisis -- The elephants -- OPEC and the surge pot -- Hydrocarbon man -- Part V: The Battle for world mastery -- The hinge years: countries versus companies -- The oil weapon -- "Bidding for our life" -- OPEC's imperium -- The adjestment -- The second shock: the great panic -- "We're going down" -- Just another commodity? -- The good sweating: how low can it go?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
877, xxxii pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780671502485
Lccn
90047575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm22381448

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