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Boomtown blues : Colorado oil shale

Author: Andrew Gulliford
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2003.
Series: World resources and environmental issues series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Gulliford
ISBN: 0870817205 9780870817205
OCLC Number: 52036539
Awards: Winner of Colorado Book Award (Colorado & the West) 2004
Description: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Exploration and settlement in the valley of the Colorado --
Outsiders, insiders, and ties that bind: the first oil shale book and its aftermath --
Shale shock --
Exxon and the big boom --
From boom to bust: the tiger empties the tank --
The white paper, black Sunday, and corporate responsibility in the west --
Afterword --
oil shale towns revisited: old west, new west, next west.
Series Title: World resources and environmental issues series.
Other Titles: Colorado oil shale
Responsibility: with a foreword by Richard D. Lamm and a new afterword by the author Andrew Gulliford.


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