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American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900

Author: H W Brands
Publisher: New York, NY : Doubleday, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From bestselling historian H.W. Brands, a sweeping chronicle of how a few wealthy businessmen reshaped America from a land of small farmers and small businessmen into an industrial giant.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Brands
ISBN: 9780385523332 0385523335
OCLC Number: 503042150
Description: viii, 614 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : The capitalist revolution --
pt. 1. The rise of the moguls --
Speculation as martial art --
One nation under rails --
The first triumvirate --
Toil and trouble --
pt. 2. Frontiers of enterprise --
The conquest of the South --
Lakota's last stand --
Profits on the hoof --
To make the desert bloom --
pt. 3. Gotham and Gomorrah --
The teeming shore --
Cities of the plain --
Below the El --
pt. 4. The finest government money can buy --
School for scandal --
The spirit of '76 --
Lives of the parties --
Capital improvements --
pt. 5. The decade of the century --
Meet Jim Crow --
Affairs of the heartland --
The wages of capitalism --
Tariff bill and dollar mark --
Imperial dreams --
The apotheosis of Pierpont Morgan --
Epilogue : The democratic counterrevolution.
Responsibility: H.W. Brands.

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From bestselling historian H.W. Brands, a sweeping chronicle of how a few wealthy businessmen reshaped America from a land of small farmers and small businessmen into an industrial giant.

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