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Texas oil, American dreams

a study of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association

by Lawrence Goodwyn

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Published by Published for the Center for American History by the Texas State Historical Association in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- History.,
    • Oil and gas leases -- Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-267) and index.

      StatementLawrence Goodwyn.
      SeriesBarker Texas History Center series ;, no. 5, Barker Texas History Center series (Texas State Historical Association) ;, no. 5.
      LC ClassificationsHD9567.T3 G66 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL979957M
      ISBN 100876111584
      LC Control Number96017467

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