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by Peter H. Spitz

Well known chemical industrialist, Peter Spitz, presents an overview of the petrochemical industry from the perspective of his own experience. Covers the unusually rapid growth of the Petrochemical Industry from the 1920s to the 1970s, painting an interesting picture of interconnnected scientific, engineering and economic achievements. Starts with the German chemical industry in the early 1900s and follows its vast growth and great importance as a provider of a variety of products necessary in plastics, fibers, synthetic rubbers and more. Discusses problems relevant to current industry.
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ISBN: 0471859850
ISBN13: 978-0471859857
Category: Business
Subcategory: Industries
Author: Peter H. Spitz
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 29, 1988)
Pages: 624 pages
ePUB size: 1612 kb
FB2 size: 1746 kb
Rating: 4.2
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This is a superb book, published in 1988, about the economic history of the petrochemical industry. It was written by an eminent and erudite technical leader within this industry. The book is logically and carefully written, incorporating many factors. Technological contributions are considered from their origins, including ones outside the United States. The rise of this sector made an enormous contribution to elevating living standards during the 20th century, so would be of interest to economic and technological historians. It cannot be recommended too highly.