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What Is Big Business?
The Appearance and Spread of Big Business
The Painful Acceptance of the Corporate World
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American economy Andrew Carnegie antebellum antitrust argued arose became big business Business History Review businessmen capital cartel behavior changes Civil coming of big competition competitors concentration costs created decades dustry early economic growth electrical example expansion factory giant corporations giant enterprises grew historians holding companies horizontal combinations important indus industry institutions investors J. P. Morgan Knights of Labor large-scale enterprises major manufacturers ment merchants merger movement merger wave mills modern monopoly national market ness nomic oligopolies operations organization output owners ownership pattern Philip Armour political pools problems production profits railroads rates raw materials result rise of big Robber Barons Rockefeller role securities Sherman Antitrust Act social society Standard Oil Steel success Sugar Refining Swift Swift and Company tion trade transportation trust or holding turn twentieth century U.S. Steel United Upton Sinclair vertical growth vertically integrated wealth wholesalers York