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100 1  Maugeri, Leonardo,|d1964- 
245 14 The age of oil :|bthe mythology, history, and future of 
       the world's most controversial resource /|cLeonardo 
       Maugeri. 
260    Westport, Conn. :|bPraeger Publishers,|c2006. 
300    xx, 340 p. ;|c25 cm. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-321) and 
       index. 
505 0  Pt. 1. A history of an unreliable market (and the bad 
       policies it prompted) -- 1. John D. Rockefeller's cursed 
       legacy -- 2. The age of gasoline and oil imperialism -- 3.
       The carve-up of Arabia's oil -- 4. The oil glut of the 
       1930s -- 5. Cold War fears and the U.S.-Arabian link -- 6.
       The Iran tragedy and the "seven sisters" cartel -- 7. The 
       golden age of oil and its limits -- 8. Oil and the 
       explosion of Arab nationalism -- 9. The first oil shock --
       10. The second oil shock -- 11. The countershock -- 12. A 
       storm in the desert : the first Gulf crisis -- 13. The 
       Soviet implosion and the troubled Caspian El Dorado -- 14.
       The collapse of oil prices and industry megamergers -- 15.
       The first oil crisis of the twenty-first century -- Pt. 2.
       Misperceptions and problems ahead -- 16. Are we running 
       out of oil? -- 17. The inner secrets of oil -- 18. The 
       puzzle of oil reserves and production, and the quest for 
       their control -- 19. The problems with oil quality, price,
       and consumption trends -- 20. Flawed forecasts, foggy 
       alternatives to oil -- 21. Arabs, Islam, and the myth of 
       oil security -- App. 1. Proven reserves, production, and 
       reserves life index of the first twenty oil countries in 
       the world and world totals (2004) -- App. 2. Consumption 
       trends of the first twenty countries in the world (1980-
       2004) -- App. 3. Main features of some qualities of crude 
       oil -- App. 4. The largest national oil companies -- App. 
       5. The largest international oil companies. 
650  0 Petroleum|xHistory|y19th century. 
650  0 Petroleum|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 Petroleum|xHistory|y21st century. 
650  0 Petroleum industry and trade|xHistory|y19th century. 
650  0 Petroleum industry and trade|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 Petroleum industry and trade|xHistory|y21st century. 
650  0 Petroleum reserves. 
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