The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela

The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela

by Miguel Tinker Salas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822344009

ISBN-13: 9780822344001

Pub. Date: 05/11/2009

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A history of the oil industry’s rise in Venezuela focused especially on the experiences and perceptions of industry employees, both American and Venezuelan.

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A history of the oil industry’s rise in Venezuela focused especially on the experiences and perceptions of industry employees, both American and Venezuelan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822344001
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
05/11/2009
Series:
American Encounters/Global Interactions
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................1
INTRODUCTION Oil, Culture, and Society....................15
CHAPTER 1 A Tropical Mediterranean: Lake Maracaibo at the Turn of the Century....................39
CHAPTER 2 The Search for Black Gold....................73
CHAPTER 3 La Ruta Petrolera: Learning to Live with Oil....................107
CHAPTER 4 Oil, Race, Labor, and Nationalism....................143
CHAPTER 5 Our Tropical Outpost: Gender and the Senior Staff Camps....................171
Chapter 6 The Oil Industry and Civil Society....................205
CHAPTER 7 Oil and Politics: An Enduring Relation....................237
CONCLUSION An Enduring Legacy....................251
Notes....................299
Bibliography....................317

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