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The Quest

Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

The Quest( )
Author: Yergin, Daniel
ISBN:978-0-241-95777-6
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Energy, and the power and riches that come with it, is the driving force in our world. In The Quest, his bestselling follow-up to The Prize, Daniel Yergin shows how the battle for energy is radically reshaping the globe - from the rise of China to the return of Russia to the Arab Spring - and looks at what the future holds. Are we really running out of oil? How can we keep the world going and protect our environment and security? Will we soon all drive electric cars? Can...
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Yergin, Daniel (Author)
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: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.

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