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Petroleum Geopolitics

  • By: Mikhail A. Molchanov
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Geopolitics has concerned itself almost equally with spatial reach and natural resources. However, in the 20th century, petroleum products became a central and contested aspect of global geopolitics.

Intellectual History

German economist Friedrich List maintained that economic growth of a ...

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