The corporate state and the broker state : the Du Ponts and American national politics, 1925-1940 (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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The corporate state and the broker state : the Du Ponts and American national politics, 1925-1940

Author: Robert F Burk
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The du Ponts, one of the most powerful families in American industry, actively fought policies that gave government more power over the economy. By focusing on one family's contribution to the  Read more...

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Named Person: Du Pont, Family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Burk
ISBN: 0674172728 9780674172722
OCLC Number: 924962406
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 359 p., [10] p. of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Barons of the Brandywine 2. Anti-Insurgent Politics 3. The Opening Wedge of Tyranny 4. A State of Revolution 5. Depression and New Opportunities 6. Uncertain Victory 7. A Brief Honeymoon 8. Deserting the Ship of State 9. Launching the Liberty League 10. Disintegration and Rebirth 11. Mobilizing for Armageddon 12. Taking a Walk 13. A Rout and a Valley Forge 14. A Last Hurrah 15. Old Soldiers Notes Index
Responsibility: Robert F. Burk.

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