The Oil and the Glory: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea

The Oil and the Glory: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea

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Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked to the Caspian for a share of the thirty billion barrels of proven oil reserves at stake, and a tense geopolitical struggle began. The… (more)

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Publisher: Random House (October 23, 2007)

Format: EPUB

File size: 3.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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