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Second Galicia? Poland's shale gas rush through historical lenses
Abstract Since the early 2000s, the exploitation of shale gas has radically modified the US energy scenario. In a number of European countries, the US boom has elicited questions about itsExpand
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What’s in a Pipe?: NATO’s Confrontation on the 1962 Large-Diameter Pipe Embargo
  • R. Cantoni
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Technology and culture
  • 2017
By the late 1950s, the Soviet Union had acquired a strong position as a world oil exporter, thanks to major discoveries in the Ural-Volga area. In order to transport their oil to strategic areasExpand
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Breach of Faith? Italian-Soviet Cold War Trading and ENI's 'International Oil Scandal'
By the late-1950s, Soviet oil exports to Western Europe caused widespread concern in a number of Western countries as these feared that Moscow could use oil to weaken their economic interests. At theExpand
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The enemy underground: geostrategic intelligence and the war in Algeria
Abstract During the Algerian war (1954–1962), beside the war events proper, another conflict took place: a diplomatic and technocratic battle for the possession of Saharan oil resources in the nameExpand
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The waste crisis in Campania, South Italy: a historical perspective on an epidemiological controversy.
  • R. Cantoni
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Endeavour
  • 1 June 2016
Between 2001 and 2009, the area of Naples, South Italy, repeatedly hit the headlines of national and international media due to the waste management crisis that on many occasions filled up theExpand
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Shale tales: Politics of knowledge and promises in Europe’s shale gas discourses
Abstract Straddling the late 2000s and the early 2010s, and following the dawn of the ‘shale gas revolution’ in North America, European governments have considered the possibility to repeat such anExpand
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Une anthropologie de l’énergie : l’éthique énergétique vue par l’ethnographie. À propos d’Energy Research & Social Science, vol. 30, 2017.
Compte-rendu du dossier « Exploring the Anthropology of Energy: Ethnography, Energy and Ethics », Energy Research & Social Science, vol. 30, 2017, coordonne par Jessica Smith et Mette High.Expand