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Inside the Gold Industry

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around gold, one of the most sought-after and valuable metals on Earth. It explores gold's historical significance as a monetary standard and as the motivator for boom-or-bust expansion as well as gold's contemporary ties to underdeveloped economies, the environment, and technological innovation. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF010000, JNF025000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680783711, 9781680797244
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 338
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1040
Features Table of contents, Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, and Timeline of key events
 

Author: M. M. Eboch

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