By Daniel Yergin
Deemed "the top historical past of oil ever written" by means of Business Week and with greater than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the worldwide pursuit of oil, cash, and tool has been broadly up to date to deal with the present power crisis.
Daniel Yergin's first prize-winning publication, Shattered Peace, was once a background of the chilly battle. in a while the younger educational superstar joined the strength undertaking of the Harvard company college and wrote the best-seller power destiny. Following on from there, The Prize, winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, is a complete historical past of 1 of the commodities that powers the world--oil. based within the nineteenth century, the oil begun generating kerosene for lamps and advanced to fuel. large own fortunes arose from it, and full countries sprung out of the ability politics of the oil wells. Yergin's attention-grabbing account sweeps from early robber barons like John D. Rockefeller, to the oil main issue of the Seventies, via to the Gulf battle.