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The Resource The history of the Standard Oil Company, Ida M. Tarbell ; with a new introduction by Elizabeth Catte

The history of the Standard Oil Company, Ida M. Tarbell ; with a new introduction by Elizabeth Catte

Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company
Title
The history of the Standard Oil Company
Statement of responsibility
Ida M. Tarbell ; with a new introduction by Elizabeth Catte
Creator
Contributor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Journalist Ida Tarbell wrote serialized stories from 1902 to 1904 exposingn the Standard Oil Company monopoly and the role of owner John D. Rockefeller in creating commercialized American ideals and materialistic values. Tarbell describes Rockefeller's business practices, personal characteristics, and physical appearance. This "muckraking" form of journalism led to regulation of Standard Oil
Cataloging source
GZD
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1857-1944
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tarbell, Ida M.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Catte, Elizabeth,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Standard Oil Company
  • Petroleum industry and trade
Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company, Ida M. Tarbell ; with a new introduction by Elizabeth Catte
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Birth of an Industry -- The Rise of the Standard Oil Company -- The Oil War of 1872 -- "An Unholy Alliance" -- Laying the Foundations of a Trust -- Strengthening the Foundations -- The Crisis of 1878 -- The Compromise of 1880 -- The Fight for the Seaboard Pipe-Line -- Cutting to Kill -- The War on the Rebate -- The Buffalo Case -- The Standard Oil Company and Politics -- The breaking up of the Trust -- A modern war for independence -- The price of oil -- The legitimate greatness of the Standard Oil Company -- Conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Belt Publishing edition.
Extent
xvii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781948742153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1065525517
  • (OCoLC)1065525517
  • 2434549
Label
The history of the Standard Oil Company, Ida M. Tarbell ; with a new introduction by Elizabeth Catte
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Birth of an Industry -- The Rise of the Standard Oil Company -- The Oil War of 1872 -- "An Unholy Alliance" -- Laying the Foundations of a Trust -- Strengthening the Foundations -- The Crisis of 1878 -- The Compromise of 1880 -- The Fight for the Seaboard Pipe-Line -- Cutting to Kill -- The War on the Rebate -- The Buffalo Case -- The Standard Oil Company and Politics -- The breaking up of the Trust -- A modern war for independence -- The price of oil -- The legitimate greatness of the Standard Oil Company -- Conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Belt Publishing edition.
Extent
xvii, 406 pages
Isbn
9781948742153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1065525517
  • (OCoLC)1065525517
  • 2434549

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