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Zimmermann on Resources (Part IV: Miscellaneous

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- January 4, 2020

“Laws, political attitudes, and government policies, along with basic geological and geographical facts, become the strategic factors in determining which oil fields will be converted by foreign capital from useless ‘neutral stuff’ into the most coveted resource of modern times.”

  • Erich Zimmermann, World Resources and Industries (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951), p. 16.

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