Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business

ISBN-10: 0321432878
ISBN-13: 9780321432872
Edition: 3rd 2007
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Description: In this biography, author and scholar Harold C. Livesay examines the life and legacy of Andrew Carnegie, one of the greatest captains of industry and philanthropists in the history of the United States. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of  More...

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List price: $32.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

In this biography, author and scholar Harold C. Livesay examines the life and legacy of Andrew Carnegie, one of the greatest captains of industry and philanthropists in the history of the United States. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in theLibrary of American Biography Seriesfocuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times. This best-selling biography offers students a lively and compelling portrait of one of the twentieth centurys greatest businessmen, while providing an avenue for exploring industrialism, capitalism, and the foundations of big business. nbsp; Andrew Carnegie, The Gilded Age, Industrialism, Capitalism, American Steel, Carnegie Steel Company, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, nbsp; Readers interested in Andrew Carnegie and American Industrialism.

Editor's Preface
Acknowledgments
Flying Scots: In Search of a Dream
The Climb Begins
The Apprentice Manager
The Apprentice Financier
The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper
The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron
The Master Builder: A Structure of Steel
The Master Manager: Costs, Chemistry, and Coke
Triumph and Tragedy
Carnegie Challenges the World
The Climb Ends
Epilogue
Study and Discussion Questions
A Note on the Sources
Index

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