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Author Garavini, Giuliano, 1976- author

Title The rise and fall of OPEC in the twentieth century / Giuliano Garavini
Edition First edition
Published Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 420 pages) : illustrations (black and white
Contents Introduction: Sovereign Landlords in the Twentieth Century -- Prologue: Petrocapital and the Birth of the Petrostate -- Fifty-Fifty -- OPEC -- The Consumer's Decade -- The Energy Crisis -- The Oil Revolution -- Uneasy Dialogue -- The Failed Cartel -- Epilogue: The Crisis of the Petrostate
Summary The most comprehensive history of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and of its members, this study takes the reader from the formation of the first petrostate in the world, Venezuela, in the late 1920s, to the global ascent of petrostates and OPEC during the 1970s, to their crisis in the late-1980s and early- 1990s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries -- History
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Petroleum industry and trade -- History
Petroleum industry and trade.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191871303