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Quincy Shaw - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 190 pages
We remember Thomas Alva Edison as the craggy, rumpled inventor of the light bulb and the phonograph - a prodigy, the affable "Wizard of Menlo Park." But he also was a visionary ...
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Stendhal Or the Pursuit of Happiness

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 508 pages
On Stendhal: "The study of human nature, 'the observation of the human heart and its passions, ' was his constant preoccupation. But where could he study the passions better ...
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Victor Hugo: A Realistic Biography of the Great Romantic

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 528 pages
With trenchant realism and profound understanding, Josephson presents a realistic biography of the great romantic who authored "Les Miserables" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame ...
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The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901

Matthew Josephson - Business & Economics - 1962 - 474 pages
Presents profiles of the captains of industry who ruled America after the Civil War including Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and Gould
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Al Smith: Hero of the Cities : a Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of ...

Matthew Josephson, Hannah Geffen Josephson, Frances Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1969 - 505 pages
Freshly examined and balanced if admiring account of Smith, his background, political development from ward politician to New York governor and presidential candidate ...
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The Money Lords: The Great Finance Capitalists, 1925-1950

Matthew Josephson - Capitalists and financiers - 1972 - 374 pages
Includes material on Samuel Insull, the Van Sweringen brothers, A. P. Giannini, Robert R. Young, among others.
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