By Robin Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, Espen Storli
Because the key part in aluminum construction, bauxite has develop into probably the most vital minerals of the final 100 years. to a couple it introduced fiscal and political virtue, yet for lots of others, its improvement left a legacy of exploitation. Aluminum Ore explores the heritage of bauxite within the 20th century and the worldwide forces that this background represents, from its strategic improvement within the First international battle to its position within the globalization of markets as businesses from the northern hemisphere vied for the assets of the south. that includes essays by means of students from around the globe, this wide-ranging assortment is a background of 1 crucial mineral and a brand new point of view on a time of change.
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US Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries: Bauxite and Alumina, January 2006 (Washington, DC: US Geological Survey, 2006). 9 As one historian remarked when trying to explain this process, a brief description is almost inevitably unsuited both for the layman and the technician; too technical for the former and not sufficiently detailed for the latter. Charles Carr, Alcoa: An American Enterprise (New York: Rinehart, 1952), 70. 10 Alfred Eckes and Thomas Zeiler, Globalization and the American Century (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003).
Aluminum Ore: The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry by Robin Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, Espen Storli