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Oilfield Trash - a book by Weaver, Bobby D.

Oilfield Trash

Life and Labor in the Oil Patch

Oilfield Trash( )
Author: Weaver, Bobby D.
Series title:Kenneth E. Montague Series in Oil and Business History Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62349-064-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

When the first gusher blew in at Spindletop, near Beaumont, Texas, in 1901, petroleum began to supplant cotton and cattle as the economic engine of the state and region. Very soon, much of the workforce migrated from the cotton field to the oilfield, following the lure of the wealth being created by black gold. The early decades of the twentieth century witnessed the development of an oilfield culture, as these workers defined and solidified their position within...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Petroleum
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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