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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User Review  - Dina Strange - Goodreads

There is a difference between being historian and a writer. This writer should have been the former. So basically nothing has changed, only instead of railroads that were at least building industrial ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cwn_annwn_13 - Goodreads

This chronicles the post civil war to early 1900s greed grab of some of the greatest scoundrels in American history. Vanderbilt, Astor, Rockefeller, Carnegie, JP Morgan, Harriman, and the slithery Jay ... 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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