The Arctic Gold Rush: The New Race for Tomorrow's Natural Resources / Edition 1
  • The Arctic Gold Rush: The New Race for Tomorrow's Natural Resources / Edition 1
  • The Arctic Gold Rush: The New Race for Tomorrow's Natural Resources / Edition 1

The Arctic Gold Rush: The New Race for Tomorrow's Natural Resources / Edition 1

by Roger Howard
     
 

A fascinating study of the impact Arctic reserves have — and will continue to have — on the global political and environmental stages.

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Overview

A fascinating study of the impact Arctic reserves have — and will continue to have — on the global political and environmental stages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441181107
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/03/2009
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I The Setting

1 A Looming Resource War?

2 The Arctic Thaw

3 The Great Explorers

Part II The Issues

4 Who owns the Arctic?

5 Black Gold

6 The Arctic's other resources

7 Sea lanes and strategy

8 The environmental challenge

Part III The Contenders

9 Russia and the Arctic

10 America's Arctic Destiny

11 The Canadians look north

12 Some other Arctic claims

Conclusion: The future of the Arctic

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