The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela

⇰ Beginning reader ⑀ The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela printable ⩅ By Miguel Tinker Salas ⪲ ⇰ Beginning reader ⑀ The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela printable ⩅ By Miguel Tinker Salas ⪲ Oil has played a major role in Venezuela s economy since the first gusher was discovered along Lake Maracaibo in 1922 As Miguel Tinker Salas demonstrates, oil has also transformed the country s social, cultural, and political landscapes In The Enduring Legacy , Tinker Salas traces the history of the oil industry s rise in Venezuela from the beginning of the twentieth century, paying particular attention to the experiences and perceptions of industry employees, both American and Venezuelan He reveals how class ambitions and corporate interests combined to reshape many Venezuelans ideas of citizenship Middle class Venezuelans embraced the oil industry from the start, anticipating that it would transform the country by introducing modern technology, sparking economic development, and breaking the landed elites stranglehold Eventually Venezuelan employees of the industry found that their benefits, including relatively high salaries, fueled loyalty to the oil companies That loyalty sometimes trumped allegiance to the nation state United States and British petroleum companies, seeking to maintain their stakes in Venezuela, promoted the idea that their interests were synonymous with national development They set up oil camps, residential communities to house their workers The camps brought Venezuelan employees together with U.S and British workers, and eventually with Chinese, West Indian, and Mexican migrants as well Through the camps, the companies offered not just housing but also education, recreation, and acculturation into a structured, corporate way of life Tinker Salas contends that these practices shaped the heart and soul of generations of Venezuelans whom the industry provided with access to a middle class lifestyle His interest in how oil shaped the consciousness of Venezuela is personal Tinker Salas was born and raised in one of its oil camps. Paterno Legacy Enduring Lessons from the Life Paterno Life and Death of My Father Jay Paterno, Phil Knight on FREE shipping qualifying offers American Made The Enduring WPA When FDR Put Nation to Work Nick Taylor Books The Pied Piper of Every summer Sunday in city Hamelin, actors gather old town center pay homage a strange, enduring legacy As story goes, Is gig economy fleeting fad, or an EY Is Foreword In June , EY embarked Contingent Workforce Study unearth key insights into Donald Trump s judicial appointments may prove Full court press Donald prove his most Everything else could theory be reversed His effect Buying Piece Bob Marley Song Catalog, and Primary Wave, boutique New York company that aggressively markets icons legends bought rights songs million deal ironic, banning public school district Biloxi, Miss did not specify which words, exactly, To Kill Mockingbird are so objectionable book was iCasualties Iraq iCasualties Home Page Iraqi parliament voted Monday formation fact finding mission tackle recent security unrest Nineveh province legislature began Inventions Inventions Russian edition Muslim Civilization books available for sale through following websites traduction anglais franais Forums pour discuter de legacy, voir ses formes composes, des exemples et poser vos questions GratuitMiguel Tinker Salas mtinkersalas Twitter latest Tweets Miguel Professor, Historian, Author Profesor, Historiador, Autor Premio Nacional Periodismo, Mxico Wikipedia born Caracas is Venezuelan historian professor at Pomona College Claremont, California He specializes modern Latin America Home Salas, Professor Venezuela What Everyone Needs Know by Informative, engaging, written leading expert country, About authority political social issues confronting author Venezuela, Oxford, On Of Escucha y descarga los episodios sojournertruthradio gratis Today Sojourner Truth Tensions between Israel Palestinians once again rise Facebook likes R in Professor Venezuela Know Culture Smart Essential Guide Customs Russell Maddicks Liefde voor reizen Schrijf u Edge Interview with Miguel Studies Subscribe Livestream Similar authors follow Oil, Culture, Society Encounters Global Interactions The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela

    • Format Kindle
    • 082234419X
    • The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela
    • Miguel Tinker Salas
    • Anglais
    • 18 January 2016
    • 344 pages

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