The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962 - Business & Economics - 474 pages
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Includes material on John D. Rockefeller, J. Pierpoint Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, William H. Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, E. H. Harriman, Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Jay Cooke, Daniel Drew, Henry C. Frick, James J. Hill, Charles M. Schwab, Henry Villard, Standard Oil Company, trusts.

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This book is very informative. Its a must read for any American history buff. Read full review

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Polemical, yet informative. The abuses of capitalism in this period were so great that you really weep with joy when TR becomes president. Read full review

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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.

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