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Andrew Carnegie and Rise of Big Business

Andrew Carnegie and Rise of Big Business - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0321043733

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ISBN10: 0321043731
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Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2000
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Andrew Carnegie and Rise of Big Business - 2ND 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321043733

Harold C. Livesay and Oscar Ed. Handlin

ISBN13: 978-0321043733
ISBN10: 0321043731
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. At the same time, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

  • NEW! The "Note on the Sources" section has been expanded to include some of the most important additions to the Andrew Carnegie bibliography.
  • This best-selling biography offers students a lively and compelling portrait of one of the twentieth century's greatest businessmen, while providing instructors with an avenue to explore industrialism, capitalism, and the rise of big business.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface.



1. Flying Scots: In Search of a Dream.
2. The Climb Begins.
3. The Apprentice Manager.
4. The Apprentice Financier.
5. The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper.
6. The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron.
7. The Master Builder: A Structure of Steel.
8. The Master Manager: Costs, Chemistry and Coke.
9. Triumph and Tragedy.
10. Carnegie Challenges the World.
11. The Climb Ends.



Epilogue.
A Note on the Sources.
Acknowledgments.
Index.

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Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business - 3rd edition

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