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By Ray Miles
paper / 978-1-58544-399-4 / $19.95
A legend among oilmen, Tom Slick was an independent operator in the truest sense. His office was his car during his early days of wildcatting the Mid-Continent oil ... More
By Ben F. Love
Foreword by James A. Baker III
paper / 978-1-60344-049-3 / $23.95
In a city known for powerful business leaders, Ben Love towers as one of the most influential. Serving as CEO of Texas Commerce Bancshares in the 1980s, during ... More
By Frederick C. Elliott
Edited by William Henry Kellar
Foreword by Richard E. Wainerdi
cloth / 978-1-58544-333-8 / $32.95
A world-renowned medical complex, the Texas Medical Center handles more than five million patient visits each year. Its forty member institutions include two medical schools, four schools of ... More
By Nicholas G. Malavis
cloth / 978-0-89096-714-0 / $44.95 s
When oil was first struck in America in the nineteenth century, the courts were ill-prepared to deal with the legal issues it raised. Since it flowed across property ... More
By Jonathan W. Singer
cloth / 978-1-58544-160-0 / $49.95 s
Nineteenth-century editorial cartoons often pictured government and industry hand-in-hand. Yet as early as 1889 Texas had enacted an antitrust law to curb the power of monopolies, and in ... More
By Anthony V. Margavio, Craig J. Forsyth, Shirley Laska and James Mason
cloth / 978-0-89096-669-3 / $32.50 s
In the summer and fall of 1989, hundreds of shrimpers captained their vessels into position to blockade the ports and waterways of the Gulf of Mexico. These ... More
Edited by Jonathan King and Philip Langdon
Foreword by Ronald Skaggs
cloth / 978-1-58544-206-5 / $39.95
By Kenny A. Franks and Paul F. Lambert
paper / 978-0-89096-989-2 / $34.95
In light of the importance of oil and gas in California, perhaps the discovery of gold there should be viewed as just a flash in the pan. By ... More
By Kenny A. Franks
paper / 978-0-89096-990-8 / $34.95
The oil and gas industry in Louisiana and Arkansas has played as great a role in the shaping of the destinies of those two states as any ... More
By Walter Rundell Jr.
paper / 978-0-89096-991-5 / $34.95
At the beginning of this century oil transformed the Texas economy and wrought profound and lasting changes on life within the state. Here, in 328 contemporary photographs is ... More