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The great oil octopus

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266 pages
EAT Ol'LJUR OCTOPUS ,.^ '??&. GREAT OIL OCTOPUSTHE THE OIL OCTOPUSGREAT BY "TRUTH'S" INVESTIGATOR T. FISHER UNWIN LONDON: ADELPHI TERRACE LEIPSIC: INSELSTRASSE 20 1191 s* (All rights reserved.) PREFACE articlesin Truth of theappearance THE which form the of thisgreater portion volume has been followed a wish expressedby in that bemany quarters theymight republished in a more and convenient form. Thepermanent havehas been The articlessuggestion adopted. been some additional matterrevised,carefully has been and is that willitinserted, hoped they form a useful contribution to contemporary social and commercial The late Mr.history. D. and Miss Ida M. Tarbell haveHenry Lloyd each exhaustive of thepublished investigations Standard Oil Trust's in the Unitedproceedings and further information is available inStates, the records of the Missouri and in litigation, tothe scandal in BritishBlue-regard flash-point books. there has been lack-Hitherto, however, a of all theing complete conspectus many branches of this worldwide One orsubject. other tentacle of the has been describedOctopus in but in this volume an isdetail, madeattempt 5 252363 Preface them all.
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EAT Ol'LJUR
OCTOPUS
,.^
'??&.GREAT OIL OCTOPUSTHETHE
OIL OCTOPUSGREAT
BY
"TRUTH'S" INVESTIGATOR
T. FISHER UNWIN
LONDON: ADELPHI TERRACE
LEIPSIC: INSELSTRASSE 20
1191s*
(All rights reserved.)PREFACE
articlesin Truth of theappearance
THE which form the of thisgreater portion
volume has been followed a wish expressedby
in that bemany quarters theymight republished
in a more and convenient form. Thepermanent
havehas been The articlessuggestion adopted.
been some additional matterrevised,carefully
has been and is that willitinserted, hoped they
form a useful contribution to contemporary
social and commercial The late Mr.history.
D. and Miss Ida M. Tarbell haveHenry Lloyd
each exhaustive of thepublished investigations
Standard Oil Trust's in the Unitedproceedings
and further information is available inStates,
the records of the Missouri and in
litigation,
tothe scandal in BritishBlue-regard flash-point
books. there has been lack-Hitherto, however,
a of all theing complete conspectus many
branches of this worldwide One orsubject.
other tentacle of the has been describedOctopus
in but in this volume an isdetail, madeattempt
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252363Preface
them all.for the first time to describebriefly
has been to exclude referenceIt necessary any
commercial such asto other enterprisesmany
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in order toof the Oil Trust individually figure
inconcentrate attention on that combination
oil which first themthe trade brought together,
so imitators inwhich set the toexample many
America and and exhibits mostEurope, clearly
their business methods and morals in two
hemispheres.
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