Oil: a cultural and geographic encyclopedia of black gold, 2 volumes

Despite ongoing efforts to find alternatives, oil is still one of the most critical—and valuable—commodities on earth. This two-volume set provides extensive background information on key topics relating to oil, profiles countries that are major producers and consumers of oil, and examines relevant political issues.

• Offers a complete resource that covers basic concepts relating to the oil industry as well as major incidents such as various oil spills and the specifics of the oil industry in key countries

• Includes sidebars throughout the encyclopedia that present interesting information to supplement the main text as well as images, maps, and charts that provide additional meaning and context

• Serves as an essential reference for students of social studies, geography, current events, political science, and environmental science

Published Date : Sep 29, 2016
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Page : 824 p. : ill.
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MARC Information

020 a : ISBN 
9781610692717 ; EBOOK ISBN 9781610692724 
050 a : Classification number 
050 b : Publish Year 
245 a : Title 
Oil: a cultural and geographic encyclopedia of black gold, 2 volumes 
245 c : Statement of responsibility, etc. 
/ by Xiaobing Li ; Michael Molina (Editor) 
260 a : Place of publication 
Santo Barbara, cali. : ABC-CLIO, 2014. 
300 a : Total pages 
824 p. : ill. 
500 a : General note 
Volume 1: Topics , Volume 2: Countries 
504 a : Bibliography, etc. note 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 
650 a : Subject 2 
700 a : Personal name 1 
700 a : Personal name 2 
856 : External URL
(for Online Book) 

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