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Oil culture

Oil culture

Author: Daniel Worden; Ross Barrett
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Worden; Ross Barrett
ISBN: 9781452943947 145294394X 9780816689682 0816689687 9780816689743 0816689741
OCLC Number: 995327941
Notes: Some chapters originally appeared in the Journal of American Studies, Volume 46, Special Issue 02 (May 2012).
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: ContentsForewordAllan StoeklAcknowledgmentsIntroductionRoss Barrett and Daniel WordenPart I. Oil's Origins and Modernization1. Whale Oil Culture, Consumerism, and Modern ConservationHeidi Scott2. The Wizard of Oil: Abraham James, the Harmonial Wells, and the Psychometric History of the Oil IndustryRochelle Raineri Zuck3. Picturing a Crude Past: Primitivism, Public Art, and Corporate Oil Promotion in the United StatesRoss Barrett4. A Short History of Oil Cultures; or, The Marriage of Catastrophe and ExuberanceFrederick BuellPart II. Oil's Golden Age: Literature, Film, and Propaganda5. Essential Driving and Vital Cars: American Automobile Culture in World War IISarah Frohardt-Lane6. Fossil-Fuel Futurity: Oil in GiantDaniel Worden7. Liquid Modernity: Sundown in Pawhuska, OklahomaHanna Musiol8. From Isfahan to Ingolstadt: Bertolucci's La via del petrolio and the Global Culture of NeorealismGeorgiana BanitaPart III. The Local and Global Territories of Oil9. Aramco's Frontier Story: The Arabian American Oil Company and Creative Mapping in Postwar Saudi ArabiaChad H. Parker10. Oil Frontiers: The Niger Delta and the Gulf of MexicoMichael Watts11. Petro-magic-realism Revisited: Unimagining and Reimagining the Niger DeltaJennifer Wenzel12. Refined Politics: Petroleum Products, Neoliberalism, and the Ecology of Entrepreneurial LifeMatthew T. Huber13. Gendering Oil: Tracing Western Petrosexual RelationsSheena WilsonPart IV. Exhibiting Oil14. Mixing Oil and Water: Naturalizing Offshore Oil Platforms in American AquariumsDolly Jorgensen15. Petroaesthetics and Landscape Photography: New Topographics, Edward Burtynsky, and the Culture of Peak OilCatherine Zuromskis16. Fossil, Fuel: Manifesto for the Post-Oil MuseumStephanie LeMenagerPart V. The Future of and without Oil17. Retrofutures and Petrofutures: Oil, Scarcity, LimitGerry Canavan18. Crude Aesthetics: The Politics of Oil DocumentariesImre Szeman19. Oil and Dust: Theorizing Reza Negarestani's CyclonopediaMelanie Doherty20. Imagining Angels on the GulfRuth SalvaggioContributorsIndex
Responsibility: Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden, editors.


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"Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden's Oil Culture offers lively and passionate discussions of oil's ubiquitous yet sometimes invisible cultural presence."-Journal of Historical Geography"The collection's Read more...

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