The First Pictorial History of the American Oil and Gas Industry Oil and Gas Industry 1859-1983"

Ruth Sheldon Knowles

Editore: Ohio University, 1983
Condizione: Fine Rilegato
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#4065 - "The First Pictorial History of the American Oil and Gas Industry Oil and Gas Industry 1859-1983" by Ruth Sheldon Knowles. "Ruth Sheldon Knowles, the leading historian of the gas and oil industry, has brought alive in pictures and anecdotal text, the whole colorful pageant of the industry's development, dating from the world's first commercial well in Pennsylvania in 1859 which launched the kerosene lighting, automobile and aviation ages. Here are the pictures and stories of the men who dared gamble, the fantastic discoveries, the riotous boom tomwns, the sceintific development of the art of geology and geophysics to discover giant oil fields onshore and offshore, the monumental achievements to conquer hostile environments and how petrochemicals changed the world's way of living."Contents: In the Beginning; The Well that Changed the World: Birth of the Modern Oil Industry, 1901-17; Minds of Men: The Art of Petroleum Geology is Born; Winning World War I: The Allies Floated to Victory on a Sea of Oil; The Roaring Twenties; The Industry Comes of Age: 1930s; Winning World War II: A Matter of Oil, Bullets and Beans; Energy Revolution: 1945-1970; Energy Crisis: 1970s; New Oil and Gas Horizons: 1980s and Beyond; Energy Future; Selected Bibliography; Index. Business, Petroleum Industry and Trade, United States History, Gas Industry, Oil, Fuel. " Taken from front insdie dust cover. NF/NF slight wear to corners - personal inscriptiom ny author. Interesting note - author's signature on the right in front dated 1984. On the left is printed "George Bush etc. 97". When reader checks page 97, there is nothing about George Bush. So was the book passed on to George Bush in "97?. Codice inventario libreria 004065

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Titolo: The First Pictorial History of the American ...

Casa editrice: Ohio University

Data di pubblicazione: 1983

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: Photos, Etc.

Condizione libro:Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

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