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Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History

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This concise, accessible introduction to the history of oil tells the story of how petroleum shaped human life since it was first discovered leaking inconspicuously from the soil. Leading environmental history specialist Brian C. Black connects the subsequent exploitation of petroleum to patterns in world history while tracing the intricate links between energy and people ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published April 2012 by Rowman & Littlefield (first published March 22nd 2012)
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