9780321432872

Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business (Library of American Biography Series)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321432872

  • ISBN10:

    0321432878

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/16/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Longman is proud to publish the Library of American Biography series, offering ideal reading for introductory and upper-level courses in United States history. These concise biographies focus on individuals whose actions and ideas greatly influenced American history and relate the lives of the subjects to the issues and events of their times.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Flying Scots: In Search of a Dream
1(14)
The Climb Begins
15(18)
The Apprentice Manager
33(18)
The Apprentice Financier
51(16)
The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper
67(18)
The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron
85(16)
The Master Builder: A Structure of Steel
101(18)
The Master Manager: Costs, Chemistry, and Coke
119(24)
Triumph and Tragedy
143(18)
Carnegie Challenges the World
161(24)
The Climb Ends
185(24)
Epilogue 209(2)
Study and Discussion Questions 211(6)
A Note on the Sources 217(6)
Index 223

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