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The United States and the Global Struggle for Minerals

The United States and the Global Struggle for Minerals( )
Author: Eckes, Alfred E.
ISBN:978-0-292-78511-3
Publication Date:Jun 1979
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

In 1973-1974 soaring commodity prices and an oil embargo alerted Americans to the twin dangers of resource exhaustion and dependence on unreliable foreign materials suppliers. This period seemed to mark a watershed in history as the United States shifted from the era of relative resource abundance to relative materials scarcity.

Alfred E. Eckes's comprehensive study shows that resource depletion and supply dislocations are not concerns unique to the 1970s. Since 1914, the...
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Book Details
Pages:366
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Natural Resources
Technology & Engineering / Mining
Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.896 Pounds



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