Synopses & Reviews
A key document in the Progressive era, Other People's Money conveys a sense of moral outrage and political anger over the costs of the industrialization of the United States on traditional social and political values. A thorough introduction and questinos for considerations accompany the full text of Louis Brandeis's 1914 work.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160) and index.
About the Author
Melvin I. Urofsky is professor of constitutional history at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He is coeditor, along with David W. Levy, of the multivolume Letters of Louis D. Brandeis and has also written biographies of Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, and Stephen S. Wise. His most recent works include A Conflict of Rights: The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action (1991) and Letting Go: Death, Dying, and the Law (1993).
Table of Contents
PART ONE. Louis D. Brandeis, Progressivism, and the Money Trust
PART TWO. The Document
Preface by Norman Hapgood
Other Peoples Money and How the Bankers Use It
A Brandeis Chronology (1856-1941)
Questions for Consideration