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Oil changed the 20th century: to mark Shell Transport & Trading's centenary, a book based on unrestricted access to Shell's archives.
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Trafalgar Square Publishing
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Stephen Howarth was born 8 years after the end of the Second World War. Nevertheless, in his writing on the war years and before, he displays an unusual talent for describing past events as they appeared to those who took part, not simply as matters of dates and places.

Increasingly noted as a naval historian, Howarth's previous books are "The Koh-I-Noor Diamond" (1980), "The Knights Templar (1982
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