Cover: Oil Empire in PAPERBACK

Harvard Historical Studies 149

Oil Empire

Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia

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$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674025417

Publication Date: 09/15/2007


366 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 4 maps, 6 charts

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Translation
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Land Where Salt and Oil Flowed: Austrian Galicia
  • 2. Glacian California: Battle for Land and Mineral Rights
  • 3. Petroleum Fever: Foreign Entepreneurs and a New National Industry
  • 4. The Boys Don’t Sleep at Home: Workers’ Dreams of Wealth and Independence
  • 5. Oil City: The Epidemic of Overproduction
  • 6. Blood of the Earth: The Crisis of World War I
  • 7. A Hotly Disputed Territory: The Struggle for Galicia
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Data on Oil Production
  • Notes
  • Archival and Primary Sources
  • Index

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