Upstream: A World History of the Struggle for Oil, Money, and Power

The-Prize-The-Epic-Quest-for-Oil-Money-and-PowerOriginal title: The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power
Author: Daniel Yergin

Publisher: Alpina Publisher, 2013.
978-5-9614-4420-9 , 978-5-9614-1252-9, 978-5-9614-2207-8
Pages: 944 with ill. p.
Format: 70×100/16 (170x240 mm)
Circulation: 3000 copies.
Weight: 1490 g
Binding: Paperback

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Read Extractive: A World History of the Struggle for Oil, Money, and Power

A book about the role of oil in the modern world

A fascinating narrative, a fundamental exposition of the subject! This book is for those who seek to understand the importance of oil in modern history.
The New York Times

"Extraction" describes the struggle for wealth and power that has accompanied oil production for decades and that will be the eternal fuel of global confrontation, shaking the world economy and changing the fortunes of individuals and entire nations. The author is a Pulitzer Prize winner. This is the most fundamental study of the oil industry in the world. All other books about oil rely in one way or another on "The Extraction.

The book is complemented by a new preface by the author and a final chapter specially written for the Russian edition, which looks at the most important events for the oil industry in the last ten years since the first edition, in particular the wave of Arab revolutions of 2011. It is a fascinating read: the entire history of the last 150 years of humanity is shown through the prism of the struggle for oil.

Daniel Yergin - is a recognized authority on energy, international politics and economics. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning expert on global energy on CNBC, a member of the advisory board of the Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Singapore International Advisory Committee on Energy, and an energy partner at the World Economic Forum in Davos. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. He is the founder and Chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA), one of the leading energy research and consulting firms. Daniel Yergin received the U.S. Energy Prize for "achievements in energy and international understanding" and the Italian Presidential Medal for "understanding of market dynamics combined with a broad vision of the drivers of geopolitics in the search for a global community.

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