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Oil and Politics in Modern Brazil
Oil and Politics in Modern Brazil
By Peter Seaborn Smith
Maclean-Hunter Press, 1976, 289 pp
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Oil in the Economic Development of Venezuela
Oil in the Economic Development of Venezuela
By Jorge Salazar-Carrillo
Praeger, 1976, 215 pp
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The origins and evolution of the petroleum industries in both Brazil and Venezuela have been atypical, but in every other aspect the policies and experiences of the two countries have been almost completely divergent. The contrasts thus engendered are striking.