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Midnight Oil: Work, Energy, War, 1973-1992

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Nonfiction. MIDNIGHT OIL is a political journey through two decades of social struggles, ranging from the oil fields of the Middle East and Africa to the coal mines of Appalachia and the homes and neighborhoods of America and Europe. Tracing the unifying themes of work, energy, oil and war, it draws a physiognomy of the planetary proletariat, connecting escaped indentured ...more
Hardcover, 340 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Autonomedia
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Tai
May 04, 2012 Tai rated it really liked it
Great book to help put oil into political context. Most news sources don't explain the part oil really plays in the never ending wars and the labor movement. Add some depth to your understanding of recent history by reading this excellent book.
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really dated, sometimes good, sometimes really hard to slog through because of how dated it is; overall very interesting historically
Patrick
Mixed bag of essays, some quite dated, some still shockingly relevant.
Bill Bogert
the class analysis of the ecology movement is spot on; the analysis of energy falls a bit too much on the wage-push side of crisis theory for me, but is impressive a piece of big picture theorizing
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