The Tycoons

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Looks at the role of four powerful giants of industry--Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan--in creating the modern American economy, tracing their rise to wealth and power in the years following the Civil War, their individual approaches to business, their competition, and their fostering of the growth of the middle class. Reprint. *Author: Morris, Charles R. *Subtitle: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, And J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy *Publication Date: 2006/10/03 *Number of Pages: 382 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 8.25

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Publisher Henry Holt & Co
Mfg Part# 9780805081343
SKU 202468956
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0805081348
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 1.25T
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Annotation In this vivid group biography, Charles R. Morris shows how four men with vision--Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan--changed the American economy forever by becoming superrich and using their wealth, ambition, and smarts to drive commerce and to bring Americans into the modern era of consumerism. Though each was different from the others in significant points of character and outlook, together they shared a vision that wealth could help shape the culture.
Editors Note Looks at the role of four powerful giants of industry--Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan--in creating the modern American economy, tracing their rise to wealth and power in the years following the Civil War, their individual approaches to business, their competition, and their fostering of the growth of the middle class. Reprint.
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