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    Description"The Prize" recounts the panoramic history of oil - and the struggle for wealth and power that has always surrounded oil. This struggle has shaken the world economy, dictated the outcome of wars, and transformed the destiny of men and nations. "The Prize" is as much a history of the twentieth century as of the oil industry itself. The canvas of history is enormous - from the drilling of the first well in Pennsylvania through two great world wars to the Iraqui invastion of Kuwait and Operation Desert Storm.


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    Title
    The Prize
    Subtitle
    The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Yergin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 928
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780671799328
    ISBN 10: 0671799320
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17820
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: IND
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.6
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: KCL
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Libri: ENGM8000
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Libri: WIRT7000
    BIC subject category V2: KNBP
    DC22: 338.27282
    Libri: ERDO5000, MINE6000, OELA5022, PETR5400
    BISAC V2.8: POL040020
    B&T Approval Code: A44093000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    DC21: 338.27282
    B&T Approval Code: G45704854
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS070040, BUS070000, TEC047000
    B&T Approval Code: A45630000
    LC classification: HD9560.6.Y
    DC22: 338.2/72820904
    LC classification: HD9560.6 .Y47 2003
    LC subject heading: ,
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 1993
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    James Schlesingerformer U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Secretary of EnergyA masterly narrative..."The Prize" portrays the interweaving of national and corporate interests, the conflicts and stratagems, the miscalculations, the follies, and the ironies.