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The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901 (Harvest Book)

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Rockefeller, Morgan, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Harriman, Gould, Frick...this is the story of the giant american capitalists who seized economic power after the Civil War and altered the shape of american life forever. Index.

About the Author

Matthew Josephson (1899-1978) received a Guggenheim fellowship and was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He is the author of, among other books, Al Smith: Hero of the Cities, winner of the Van Wyck Brooks prize for biography and history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156767903
Author:
Josephson, Matthew
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
General
Subject:
Business
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Finance
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Gilded Age
Subject:
Capitalists and financiers
Subject:
Railroads -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Industries -- United States -- History.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Capitalists and financiers -- United States.
Subject:
Business-Accounting and Finance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
210
Publication Date:
19620131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
492
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.31 in

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History and Social Science » US History » 1860 to 1920
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