The story of oil

how it changed the world by Katherine McLean Brevard

Publisher: Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Katherine McLean Brevard
SeriesThe world transformed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN870.3 .B74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487916M
ISBN 109780756543143
LC Control Number2009034859
OCLC/WorldCa436310897

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