- The History of the Standard Oil Company
name = The History of the Standard Oil Company
country = USA
language = English
Standard Oil Company
publisher = McClure, Phillips and Co.
publish_date = 1904
isbn = ISBN 978-0486428215
"The History of the Standard Oil Company" is a
bookwritten by journalist Ida Tarbellin 1904. 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. Originally serialized in 19 parts in " McClure's" magazine, the book was a seminal example of muckraking, and inspired many other journalists to write about trusts, large businesses that (in the absence of strong antitrustlaw in the 19th century) attempted to gain monopolies in various industries.
"The History of the Standard Oil Company" was credited with hastening the breakup of Standard Oil, which came about in 1911.
The original book was a two volume hardcover set. A briefer paperback edition was also released later.
* [http://www.history.rochester.edu/fuels/tarbell/MAIN.HTM Text of "The History of the Standard Oil Company"]
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