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The Resource Treasures of the earth : need, greed, and a sustainable future, Saleem H. Ali

Treasures of the earth : need, greed, and a sustainable future, Saleem H. Ali

Label
Treasures of the earth : need, greed, and a sustainable future
Title
Treasures of the earth
Title remainder
need, greed, and a sustainable future
Statement of responsibility
Saleem H. Ali
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ali, Saleem H.
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.C6
LC item number
A42 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental policy
  • Natural resources
  • Raw materials
  • Conservation of natural resources
Label
Treasures of the earth : need, greed, and a sustainable future, Saleem H. Ali
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: alchemy of a material world -- The pleasure of treasure. What lies beneath: the material and mystical origins of mineral wealth -- Creating value: the endurance of precious jewels -- The rush factor: tracing the mineral roots of global power through gold, coal, and oil -- Toil and treasure. The darker side of fortune: the psychology of treasure dependence -- Curing the resource curse: minerals and global development -- The spoils of the earth: the ecological toll of extractive excitement -- Measure for measure. Destination cradle: the quest for material cycling -- The restoration ethic: hurting and healing ecosystems -- Embracing the treasure impulse: toward cautionary creativity -- Epilogue: embracing uncertainty
Control code
ocn317471749
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 289 p.
Isbn
9780300141610
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018208
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Treasures of the earth : need, greed, and a sustainable future, Saleem H. Ali
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: alchemy of a material world -- The pleasure of treasure. What lies beneath: the material and mystical origins of mineral wealth -- Creating value: the endurance of precious jewels -- The rush factor: tracing the mineral roots of global power through gold, coal, and oil -- Toil and treasure. The darker side of fortune: the psychology of treasure dependence -- Curing the resource curse: minerals and global development -- The spoils of the earth: the ecological toll of extractive excitement -- Measure for measure. Destination cradle: the quest for material cycling -- The restoration ethic: hurting and healing ecosystems -- Embracing the treasure impulse: toward cautionary creativity -- Epilogue: embracing uncertainty
Control code
ocn317471749
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 289 p.
Isbn
9780300141610
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018208
Other physical details
ill., maps

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