Oil and Ideology: The Cultural Creation of the American Petroleum Industry

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000 - Political Science - 305 pages
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Traditional accounts of John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Company, as well as recent best-selling books on the subject, still accept without question charges of unethical and anti-competitive behavior by the American oil industry. In this pathbreak
 

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Contents

Manhood against Money
1
Hasting to Get Rich
21
Numerous Offenses against Common Morality
55
Believing the Worst
83
Running Out of Oil
119
A Wasting Asset
141
Talking Fast One Another
163
Visions of Chaos
185
Monopoly Revisited
209
Fightin Oil
227
Conclusion
251
Notes
261
Index
299
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Roger M. Olien teaches at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Diana Davids Hinton teaches at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

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