The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power / Daniel Yergin.
By: Yergin, Daniel.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Free Press, 2003Edition: 1st Free Press trade paperback ed.Description: 885, xxxii p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0671799320; 9780671799328.Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century | Petroleum industry and trade -- Military aspects -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes | World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes | World politics -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 338.27282 LOC classification: HD9560.6 | .Y47 2003Other classification: QR 534
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Part I: The Founders -- Oil on the brain: the beginning -- "Our plan": John D. Rockefeller and the combination of American oil -- Copetitive commerce -- The new century -- The dragon stain -- The oil wars: the rise of Royal Dutch, the fall of imperial Russia -- "Beer and skittles" in Persia -- The fateful plunge -- Part II: The Global struggle -- The blood of victory: World War I -- Opening the door on the Middle East: the Turkish Petroleum Company -- From shortage to surplus: the age of gasoline -- "The fight for new production" -- The flood -- "Friends" - and enemies -- The Arabian concessions: the world that Frank Holmes made -- Part III: War and strategy -- Japan's road to war -- Germany's formula for war -- Japan's Achilles' heel -- The Allies' war -- Part IV: The Hydrocarbon age -- The new center of gravity -- The postwar petroleum order -- Fifty-fifty: the new deal in oil -- "Old Mossy" and the struggle for Iran -- The Suez crisis -- The elephants -- OPEC and the surge pot -- Hydrocarbon man -- Part V: The Battle for world mastery -- The hinge years: countries versus companies -- The oil weapon -- "Bidding for our life" -- OPEC's imperium -- The adjestment -- The second shock: the great panic -- "We're going down" -- Just another commodity? -- The good sweating: how low can it go?.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -881) and index.
Chronicles the history of the oil industry and the forces that have shaped the modern world.