Logotipo librería Marcial Pons

Putin, Power and the Rise of the New Russia

  • ISBN: 9781851687473
  • Editorial: Oneworld Publications Ltd.
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 20 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 244
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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A story of oil and gas, corruption and naked power, Oilopoly traces the rise of the Russian oil economy from its origins in the nineteenth century right through to Vladimir Putin#s determined efforts to rein in the oil oligarchs, re-nationalize Russia#s industries, and pay off its international debt. Charting Putin#s astounding success in transforming the country into the world#s largest oil producer, Marshall Goldman argues that Russia has rapidly evolved into a new breed of superpower # one whose energy-driven economy can, at the flick of a switch, deprive entire nations of their most important resource. Narrated with panache by a world expert on Russia, this is an indispensable read for anyone interested in world politics and the future of our global energy supply. Biography: Marshall Goldman is Professor of Economics Emeritus at Wellesley College and Senior Scholar at the Davis Centre for Russian Studies at Harvard University.


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