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The Resource American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900, H.W. Brands

American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900, H.W. Brands

Label
American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900
Title
American colossus
Title remainder
the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brands, H. W
Dewey number
330.973/08
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HC105
LC item number
.B813 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900, H.W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The rise of the moguls. Speculation as martial art -- One nation under rails -- The first triumvirate -- Toil and trouble -- Frontiers of enterprise. The conquest of the South -- Lakota's last stand -- Profits on the hoof -- To make the desert bloom -- Gotham and Gomorrah. The teeming shore -- Cities of the plain -- Below the El -- The finest government money can buy. School for scandal -- The spirit of '76 -- Lives of the parties -- Capital improvements -- 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
Control code
ocn503042150
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 614 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385523332
Lccn
2010008538
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)503042150
Label
American colossus : the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900, H.W. Brands
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The rise of the moguls. Speculation as martial art -- One nation under rails -- The first triumvirate -- Toil and trouble -- Frontiers of enterprise. The conquest of the South -- Lakota's last stand -- Profits on the hoof -- To make the desert bloom -- Gotham and Gomorrah. The teeming shore -- Cities of the plain -- Below the El -- The finest government money can buy. School for scandal -- The spirit of '76 -- Lives of the parties -- Capital improvements -- 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
Control code
ocn503042150
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 614 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385523332
Lccn
2010008538
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)503042150

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