xx, 307 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The end of the old property regime "The committee is very friendly": the politics of the 1920 Mineral Leasing Act Beaches versus oil in Southern California "The same unsavory smell of Teapot Dome" The struggle to control California oil production Federalism and the unruly oil market "Transportation by taxation" Defending the user financing system.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-295) and index.