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Table of Contents

The pleasure of treasure
What lies beneath: the material and mystical origins of mineral wealth
Creating value: the endurance of precious jewels
The rush factor: tracing the mineral roots of global power through gold, coal, and oil
Toil and treasure
The darker side of fortune: the psychology of treasure dependence
Curing the resource curse: minerals and global development
The spoils of the earth: the ecological toll of extractive excitement
Measure for measure
Destination cradle: the quest for material cycling
The restoration ethic: hurting and healing ecosystems
Embracing the treasure impulse: toward cautionary creativity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
333.7
Library of Congress
HC79.C6 A42 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23218703M
Internet Archive
treasuresofearth00alis
ISBN 13
9780300141610
LC Control Number
2009018208
OCLC/WorldCat
317471749
Library Thing
9288698
Goodreads
6936549
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