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Crude existence

Kristin Reed

Crude existence

environment and the politics of oil in Northern Angola

by Kristin Reed

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Angola,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Government policy -- Angola,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Social aspects -- Angola,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Angola,
  • Political violence -- Angola,
  • Angola -- Politics and government -- 1975-,
  • Angola -- Economic conditions -- 1975-,
  • Angola -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKristin Reed.
    SeriesGlobal, area, and international archive -- 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9577.A52 R44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115408M
    ISBN 109780520258228
    LC Control Number2009023254

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    A Crude World Adrenaline, stress, and avarice are the drugs that make up the addicting cocktail of the global oil and gasoline markets. It is an industry that entices young men and women to pursue their dreams of attaining wealth beyond their means. Aorounga Impact Crater, located in the Sahara Desert of north-central Chad, is one of the best-preserved impact structures in the world. The crater is thought to be about million years old, based on the age of the sedimentary rocks deformed by the impact. Radar data suggests that Aorounga is one of a set of three craters formed by the.

    Petroleum (pronounced / p ə ˈ t r oʊ l i ə m /) is a naturally occurring, yellowish-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of ents of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of. Buy Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil by Maass, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25).


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