Black Gold

Black Gold

The Story of Oil in Our Lives

eBook - 2012
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Thick and slippery, crude oil has an evil smell. Yet without it, life as we live it today would be impossible. Oil fuels our engines, heats our homes, and powers the machines that make the everyday things we take for granted, from shopping bags to computers to medical equipment. Nations throughout the last century have gone to war over it. Indeed, oil influences every aspect of modern life. It helps shape the history, society, politics, and economy of every nation on earth.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375896866
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill., maps.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive


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