John D. Rockefeller: Anointed with Oil

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Oxford University Press, Feb 8, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Contents

1 THE FIRST FOOTHOLD
9
2 THE OIL BUSINESS HEAD AND EARS
23
3 MISSIONARIES OF LIGHT
41
4 WHAT SHOULD BE DONE?
57
5 I CANT ENDURE TO SEE THAT MONEY IDLE
73
6 SHALL WE GO ON GENTLEMEN?
87
7 OUR SPLENDID HAPPY FAMILY MUST SCATTER
99
FAMILY TREE
115
CHRONOLOGY
116
FURTHER READING AND RESOURCES
118
MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SITES
120
INDEX
122
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