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World Geography of Petroleum
World Geography of Petroleum
By Wallace E. Pratt and Dorothy Good
Princeton University Press (for the American Geographical Society), 1950, 464 pp

A very competent, thorough and valuable analysis of the world's petroleum situation. The study deals first with the geological and industrial aspects, continues with an extended regional survey, and concludes with discussions of the economic, political and military implications of the distribution of petroleum supplies.