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Adam Tooze

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Adam J. Tooze is a British historian who is a Professor at Columbia University and Director of the European Institute. Previously, he was Reader in Twentieth-Century History at the University of Cambridge and Gurnee Hart Fellow in History at Jesus College, Cambridge.
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Die Geschichte des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges erzählt in Einzelschicksalen
Tobias Arand - Sep 01, 2018
Adam Tooze
Aug 07, 2020
August 1870: first week of Franco-Prussian war dominated by border clashes at Spichern and Wörth. Maps from excellent new book by @dr_arand that tells story of war from perspective of individual participants.     source
Political Ecology
A Critical Introduction (Critical Introductions to Geography)
Paul Robbins - Dec 15, 2019 (first published in 2004)
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An accessible, focused exploration of the field of political ecologyThe third edition of Political Ecology spans this sprawling field, using grounded examples and careful readings of current literature. While the study of political ecology is sometimes difficult to fathom, owing to its breadth and diversity, this resource simplifies the discussion ...
Adam Tooze
Feb 15, 2020
POLITICAL ecology. The book that accompanied the famous film by the Grzimek, the German father-son team of wildlife campaigners - The Serengeti must not die - had a telling subtitle: "367,000 animals in search of a STATE". Fascinating!     source
Oil Revolution
Anticolonial Elites, Sovereign Rights, and the Economic Culture of Decolonization (Global and International History)
Christopher R. W. Dietrich - Jun 29, 2017
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Through innovative and expansive research, Oil Revolution analyzes the tensions faced and networks created by anti-colonial oil elites during the age of decolonization following World War II. This new community of elites stretched across Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Algeria, and Libya. First through their western educations and then in the ...
Adam Tooze
Dec 29, 2019
How Gulf oil state revenue surged in the 1950s following the 50/50 deals of the postwar period. The plateau of the 1960s triggered the frustrations that set up OPEC. Great graphic from @CRWDietrich fascinating book on postcolonial politics & oil, Oil Revolution (2017).     source