Table of contents for Oil / Crystal McCage, book editor.

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<titl >Contents
Foreword
Introduction
<head n="1">Chapter 1: The History of Oil
1. The Early Uses of Oil
Wayne M. Pafko
A chemical engineer explains that oil was used in ancient times to
seal boats, heat homes, and treat illnesses. It was not until the nineteenth
century that humans developed the technology to drill for oil.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Petroleum as fuel -- History.
Petroleum as fuel -- Environmental aspects.
Renewable energy sources.