The Oil Road
The Oil Road
Journeys From the Caspian Sea to the City of London
James Marriott, Mika Minio-Paluello



From Caspian drilling rigs and Caucasus mountain villages to Mediterranean fishing communities and European capitals, this is a journey through the heart of our oil-obsessed society. Blending travel writing and investigative journalism, it charts a history of violent confrontation between geopolitics, profit and humanity. From the revolutionary futurism of 1920s Baku to the unblinking capitalism of modern London, this book reveals the relentless drive to control fossil fuels. Harrowing, powerful and insightful, The Oil Road maps the true cost of oil.

Title The Oil Road
Subtitle Journeys From the Caspian Sea to the City of London
Authors James Marriott, Mika Minio-Paluello
Publisher Verso
Title First Published 10 July 2013
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 380 p.
ISBN-10 1781681287
ISBN-13 9781781681282
Publication Date 10 July 2013
Main content page count 380
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $19.95
 


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