Oil makes the world go round. Follow the fascinating story-from the fields of Kuwait to the streets of Venezuela and beyond... An analysis of the role that oil plays in the U.S. and how it has affected our foreign policy, this book traces the evolution of the industry, including such defining moments as the invention of the automobile and the discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia. Discussing politics, economics, and science, this book offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on the substance that was left to us by the dinosaurs-and that drives our industrialized world.The first internal-combustion engine was developed over a 20-year period by Alfred Drake of Philadelphia. Stuart Perry ... Two inventors are thought to have built the first gasoline-powered cars a Charles Duryea and Elwood Haynes.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Politics Of Oil|
|Author||:||Lita Epstein, C.D. Jaco, Julianne Neimann|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2003-11-04|