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Anointed with oil : how Christianity and crude made modern America

Author: Darren Dochuk
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, Hachette Book Group, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking new history of the United States, showing how Christian faith and the pursuit of petroleum fueled America's rise to global power and shaped today's political clashes Anointed with Oil places religion and oil at the center of American history. As prize-winning historian Darren Dochuk reveals, from the earliest discovery of oil in America during the Civil War, citizens saw oil as the nation's special  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Dochuk
ISBN: 9780465060863 0465060862
OCLC Number: 1051137743
Description: viii, 672 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Crude awakenings --
Rules of capture --
Worlds of wonder --
Dawn of the gusher age --
Carbon gospels --
Trust busting --
American plans --
Fightin' oil --
Petro wars --
Holy grounds --
Wildcat redemption --
The great game --
Crude reckonings --
Power shifts --
Approaching Armageddon --
The end of America's century.
Responsibility: Darren Dochuk.

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