The Prize

The Prize : The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

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"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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  • Paperback | 928 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 45.72mm | 1,220.16g
  • Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0671799320
  • 9780671799328
  • 1,744,862

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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.

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