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Quest Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

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ISBN-10: 0143121944

ISBN-13: 9780143121947

Edition: 2012

Authors: Daniel Yergin

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In this gripping account of the quest for the energy that our world needs, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize. A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change. It is a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. From the jammed streets of Beijing to the shores of the Caspian Sea, from the conflicts in the Mideast to Capitol Hill and Silicon Valley, Yergin takes us into the decisions that are shaping our future. The drama of oil—the struggle for access, the…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Daniel Yergin was born in Los Angeles on February 6, 1947. He received a B. A. from Yale University in 1968 and an M. A. and Ph. D. from Cambridge University. Yergin is the chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, the vice chairman of the Global Decisions Group and has chaired the U. S. Department of Energy Task Force on the future of energy research. He is the author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, which won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and was made into a PBS/BBC series. His other published works include Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold War and the National Security State, The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and The Quest:…