Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw
Reviewed by Jackson Lears
The New Republic Online
[Ed. Note. This review discusses the contents and context of two books: Andrew Carnegie and Mellon.]
"'You know, there are times when I think Karl Marx was on to something,' an attorney friend of mine once remarked after handling yet another eviction case for New Haven Legal Aid. In the trenches of class warfare, one might be forgiven for occasionally growing impatient with academic complaints about the crudities of the materialist analysis of society. When the distribution of power is increasingly divided between those who have capital and those who have none, even 'vulgar Marxism' can come to seem a useful tool of interpretation...." Read the entire New Republic Online review.