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Black Gold

The Story of Oil in Our Lives
Marrin, Albert (Book - 2012 )
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A history of the slick and foul-smelling substance that drives our existence and that becomes scarcer as our dependence on it grows.
Authors: Marrin, Albert
Statement of Responsibility: Albert Marrin
Title: Black gold
the story of oil in our lives
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 181 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Prologue : how Daddy nearly blew himself up
A freak of geology
Black gold
The destiny of nations
Automobiles and Middle Eastern oil
Hopeless monsters
Richest prize, greatest problem
A day of reckoning
Fossil fuels and the natural environment
Toward a new energy order
Summary: A history of the slick and foul-smelling substance that drives our existence and that becomes scarcer as our dependence on it grows.
Subject Headings: Petroleum United States History
Topical Term: Petroleum
LCCN: 2011013175
ISBN: 9780375866739
0375866736
9780375966736
0375966730
Branch Call Number: 553.28 M
Research Call Number: JFE 13-927
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