Follow the link below to an interview with the author Peter Maass, who discusses his book about oil dependence called
"Crude World. The Violent Twilight of Oil."
We recommend this book.
Curse of the Black Gold takes a graphic look at the profound cost of oil exploitation in West Africa. Featuring images by world-renowned photojournalist Ed Kashi and text by University of California at Berkeley professor Michael Watts, this book traces the 50-year history of Nigeria's oil industry involvement.