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Carnegie

Author: Peter Krass
Publisher: New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and career of the industrialist who made his fortune in the steel industry, and who was also one of the nation's greatest philanthropists.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krass, Peter.
Carnegie.
New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, ©2002
(OCoLC)606925753
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Krass
ISBN: 0471386308 9780471386308 0471468835 9780471468837
OCLC Number: 50143490
Description: xi, 612 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Flesh and blood --
Odyssey to America --
$1.20 a week --
The Scotch Devil --
Tree of knowledge --
Blood money and black gold --
An iron coup --
Many hands, many cookie jars --
Bridges to glory --
Epiphany of legend --
Template for domination --
Rekindling the flame --
War against the steel aristocracy --
An attack on Britain --
Bleeding hearts and bleeding newspapers --
Patronizing the peasants --
The pale horse and the gray dress --
Gospel of conscience --
Rewards from the Harrison presidency --
Prelude to homestead --
The Homestead tragedy --
The great Armor scandal --
Seeking a measure of peace --
Illegal rebates and a fight with Rockefeller --
A point of disruption and transition --
The crusades --
UnCivil war --
The world's richest man --
Tainted seeds --
Human frailty --
The peace mission begins --
The metamorphosis of Andrew Carnegie --
Covert deal with Taft --
The last great benefaction --
House of cards --
The war to end all wars.
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Explores the life and career of the industrialist who made his fortune in the steel industry, and who was also one of the nation's greatest philanthropists.

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