Andrew Carnegie and the rise of big business

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HarperCollins, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 202 pages
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In this biography, author and scholar Harold C. Livesay examines the life and legacy of Andrew Carnegie, one of the greatest captains of industry and philanthropists in the history of the United States. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the "Library of American Biography Series" focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times. This best-selling biography offers students a lively and compelling portrait of one of the twentieth century' s greatest businessmen, while providing an avenue for exploring industrialism, capitalism, and the foundations of big business. Andrew Carnegie, The Gilded Age, Industrialism, Capitalism, American Steel, Carnegie Steel Company, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Readers interested in Andrew Carnegie and American Industrialism.

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Review: Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business

User Review  - Joel Roberts - Goodreads

i thought "and the Rise of Big Business" was an afterthought for the title, but no... the book focuses more on the history of the railroad/steel businesses than it does Andy's life. granted, Andy was ... Read full review

Review: Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business

User Review  - Agneta - Goodreads

More of book on the fine art of business than a bio but easy reading. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
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Section 3
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Texas A & M University