Coverart for item
The Resource Africa's new oil : power, pipelines and future fortunes, Celeste Hicks, (electronic resource)

Africa's new oil : power, pipelines and future fortunes, Celeste Hicks, (electronic resource)

Label
Africa's new oil : power, pipelines and future fortunes
Title
Africa's new oil
Title remainder
power, pipelines and future fortunes
Statement of responsibility
Celeste Hicks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years, technological advances, higher commodity prices and a global thirst for energy have meant that African oil and gas are increasingly in demand. Countries as far apart as Niger, Uganda, Chad, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania are looking at the prospect of almost unimaginable flows of money into their national budgets. But the story of African oil has usually been associated with disaster - older producers such as Nigeria, Angola and Cameroon have little to show for the many billions of dollars they've earned, and oil money has been shown to fuel conflict and corruption, creating a so-called 'resource curse'. In this revealing and insightful book, former BBC correspondent Celeste Hicks questions the inevitability of such an outcome, revealing what the discovery of oil means for the ordinary Africans through original testimony from those working in the oil industries and the communities that surround them. A much-needed account of an issue that will likely transform the fortunes of a number of African countries - for better or for worse--
Member of
Assigning source
Source other than Library of Congress
Cataloging source
GPM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hicks, Celeste
Dewey number
338.2/7282096
LC call number
HD9577.A2
LC item number
H53 2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • International African Institute
  • Royal African Society
  • World Peace Foundation
Series statement
African arguments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Armut
  • Erdölwirtschaft
  • Politischer Konflikt
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
  • Pétrole
  • Pétrole
  • Pétrole
  • Pétrole
  • Africa
  • Afrika
Label
Africa's new oil : power, pipelines and future fortunes, Celeste Hicks, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In association with International African Institute, Royal African Society, World Peace Foundation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-225) and index
Contents
Chad : a model project -- The aftermath -- Lessons learned for China? -- Resource nationalism in Niger -- Civil society power in Ghana -- The East Africa miracle? -- Conclusion
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001675048
Dimensions
20 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 239 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781783601134
Lccn
2016387610
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001675048
Label
Africa's new oil : power, pipelines and future fortunes, Celeste Hicks, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"In association with International African Institute, Royal African Society, World Peace Foundation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-225) and index
Contents
Chad : a model project -- The aftermath -- Lessons learned for China? -- Resource nationalism in Niger -- Civil society power in Ghana -- The East Africa miracle? -- Conclusion
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001675048
Dimensions
20 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 239 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781783601134
Lccn
2016387610
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001675048

Library Locations

    • Thomas Jefferson LibraryBorrow it
      1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63121, US
      38.710138 -90.311107
Processing Feedback ...