The Enduring Legacy:
Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela
by Miguel Tinker Salas
"The Enduring Legacy illuminates a national landscape deeply shaped by the oil industry, yet often analyzed as if this industry were an economic enclave isolated from Venezuelan society. Miguel Tinker Salas convincingly argues that from the outset, this industry was a crucible of social transformations within and beyond itself. By examining the transmutation of this industry from a foreign enclave to a national industry, this valuable book offers a sweeping view of one hundred years of Venezuelan history."
- Fernando Coronil, Author, The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela
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