The Resource The history of the Standard Oil Company : 2 volumes in 1, (ebook)

The history of the Standard Oil Company : 2 volumes in 1, (ebook)

Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company : 2 volumes in 1
Title
The history of the Standard Oil Company
Title remainder
2 volumes in 1
Title variation
Standard Oil Company
Title variation remainder
2 volumes in 1
Creator
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Language
eng
Summary
Cleveland oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company of Ohio in 1870. Over the next four decades, Rockefeller turned his company into a behemoth, systemically driving his competitors out of business or buying them outright. His vast fortune made him one of the nation's most powerful men, but his private empire was nearly undone by the tireless journalism of a single, determined woman. Published in 1904, Ida Tarbell's The History of the Standard Oil Company exposed Rockefeller's monopolistic tactics to the public, eventually resulting in the company's dismantling in 1911. Yet Tarbell's work is more than simply a monumental piece of reporting; it is a deft, engrossing portrait of business in America-both its virtues and excesses
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1857-1944
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Tarbell, Ida M.
Dewey number
338.7622338
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Cosimo classics economics
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  • Standard Oil Company
  • Standard Oil Company
  • Big business
  • Corporate power
  • Energy industries
  • Mineral industries
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Oil industries
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Petroleum law and legislation
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company : 2 volumes in 1, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781948742160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12256227
Specific material designation
remote
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12256227
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MWT12256227
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company : 2 volumes in 1, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781948742160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12256227
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12256227
System control number
MWT12256227
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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