Prophets of regulation: Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, James M. Landis, Alfred E. Kahn

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1984 - Business & Economics - 387 pages
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"There is properly no history, only biography," Emerson remarked, and in this ingenious book Thomas McGraw unfolds the history of four powerful men: Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, James M. Landis, and Alfred E. Kahn. The absorbing stories he tells make this a book that will appeal across a wide spectrum of academic disciplines and to all readers interested in history, biography, and Americana.

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Adams and the Sunshine Commission
State to Federal Railroads to Trusts
Brandeis and the Origins of the FTC

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Thomas K. McCraw is Straus Professor of Business History Emeritus at the Harvard Business School. His book "Prophets of Regulation" was awarded the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in history.