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History of Standard Oil Company

Evelyn H. Knowlton

History of Standard Oil Company

Resurgent Years 1911-1927

by Evelyn H. Knowlton

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9716400M
ISBN 100405080727
ISBN 109780405080722
OCLC/WorldCa476725700

  One publication spearheading these exposés was McClures Magazine, and Ida Tarbell was the writer whose dramatic revelations eventually lead to effective regulation of the Standard Oil Company. Her story, serialized by McClure's in and , tells the history of John D. Rockefeller's : Dover Publications.   New York University placed her book, The History of the Standard Oil Company, at No. 5 on a list of the top works of 20th-century American journalism. Sources Books: Ida M. Tarbell, All in Author: Gilbert King.

wrote a book about Rockefeller's monopoly over the oil business; "The History of the Standard Oil Company" grew to be a nineteen-part series, published between November and October ; Tarbell wrote a detailed exposé of Rockefeller's unethical tactics, sympathetically portraying the plight of Pennsylvania's independent oil workers. This muckraking classic, which eventually led to regulation of the Standard Oil Company, was the inaugural work for crusading journalists whose mission was to expose corruption and abuse during the early 20th century. The history combined descriptions of John D. Rockefeller's business practices with his personal characteristics, creating an image of a cunning and .

  The tremendous growth of Standard did not occur without competition. Pennsylvania producers engineered the creation of an important competitor, the Pure Oil Company, Ltd., in The History of Standard Oil. Excerpt from The History of the Standard Oil Company. By Ida M. Tarbell. Published in book form in Writer and editor Ida M. Tarbell () was one of the first great female journalists in the United best-known work, The History of the Standard Oil Company (), exposed the questionable business practices of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil.


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The History of the Standard Oil Company (Unexpurgated Edi and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(45). This is an abbreviated version of Tarbell's original History of the Standard Oil Company, written in and later edited by David Chambers in While thoroughly researched, the book is so full of tedious details and repetitions that it is difficult to keep track of who did what to whom/5(29).

Written in by Ida Mae Tarbell, a well-known muckraker journalist of the early 20th century (that's a good thing, by the way), this book describes the start of the oil industry and its eventual demise as a competitive industry due to the antics of a consortium led by John D.

Rockefeller/5. She is best-known for her book The History of the Standard Oil Company, which was listed as No. 5 in a list by the New York Times of She was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in modern times as "investigative journalism"/5.

8 rows    The History of the Standard Oil Company Language: English: LoC Cited by: The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller the richest figure in America's history.

The history of the Standard Oil Company by Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), Pages: In Standard Oil Ida Tarbell wrote in her History of the Standard Oil Company (), “You could argue its existence from its effects, but you could not prove it.” In the Ohio Supreme Court ordered the trust dissolved, but it effectively continued to.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The history of the Standard Oil Company by Ida Minerva Tarbell,McClure edition, The history of the Standard Oil Company.

The History of the Standard Oil Company, Volume 1 The History of the Standard Oil Company, Ida Minerva Tarbell: Author: Ida Minerva Tarbell: Publisher: McClure, Phillips & Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: /5(5).

Written by journalist Ida Tarbell inThe History of the Standard Oil Company was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D.

Rockefeller, the richest figure in America's history. "Perhaps no book demands our attention and respect as much as the one now in your hands. The unabridged edition, long out of print, of Ida Tarbell's study/expose of the history of the Standard Oil Company is an American classic, a model of careful research, detailed analysis, clear expository writing, and social mission.3/5(1).

Growth in a Changing Environment: A History of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey) and Exxon Corporation From: Better World Books: West (Reno, NV, U.S.A.). Her study of Rockefeller’s practices as he built Standard Oil into one of the world’s largest business monopolies took many years to complete.

McClure’s Magazine published it in 19 installments. Her work was a sensation and the installments became a two-volume book entitled, The History of the Standard Oil Company, published in Tarbell meticulously documented.

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The articles also helped to define a growing trend to investigation, exposé, and crusading in liberal journals of the day, a technique that in President Theodore Roosevelt would label. The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D.

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