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Barcode30293101952393
LocationClark County
Call No338.76782 Mitm
TitleEmpire of rubber : Firestone's scramble for land and power in Liberia / Gregg Mitman.
AuthorMitman, Gregg. author.
CollectionNF
Total Circ0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101952393338.76782 Mitm11/23/2021 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781620973776
International Standard Book Number 1620973774
Personal Name Mitman, Gregg. author.
Title Statement Empire of rubber : Firestone's scramble for land and power in Liberia / Gregg Mitman.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : The New Press, 2021.
Physical Description xiii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
General Note Maps on endpapers.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-300) and index.
Formatted Contents Note Preface -- "America Should Produce Its Own Rubber" -- Reverse Passage -- Missionaries of Capital -- An American Protectorate? -- Contested Development -- Plantation Lives -- Cold War Concessions -- Epilogue.
Summary, Etc. "An ambitious and shocking expose of America's hidden empire in Liberia, run by the storied Firestone corporation, and its long shadow"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject-Personal Name Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938.
Subject-Corporate Name Firestone Tire and Rubber Company History.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Rubber industry and trade History 20th century. Liberia
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Rubber industry and trade History 20th century. United States
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Liberia Foreign economic relations United States.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term United States Foreign economic relations Liberia.

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