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Andrew Carnegie


Andrew Carnegie
  • Author : Dana Meachen Rau
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release : 2005-07
  • ISBN : 0756518539
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Discusses the life of the self-made millionaire who made his fortune in the steel industry and is remembered for his generous donations that built libraries, universities, and research facilities.

A Captain of Industry


A Captain of Industry
  • Author : Upton Sinclair
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1906
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433076039753
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Upton Sinclair writes from the other side of the fence in this tale of upper class corruption, desire and self-destruction. Robert van Rensselaer is the son of a wealthy tycoon who is well liked but often petty and reckless with companies and people. The story serves as counterpoint to many of Sinclair's other novels.?

Roger Drake Captain of Industry


Roger Drake  Captain of Industry
  • Author : Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1902
  • ISBN : COLUMBIA:0038519372
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Captains of Industry


Captains of Industry
  • Author : James Parton
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release : 2005-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781596056367
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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[T]he great service rendered by Ludwick to the cause of his adopted country was in supplying her soldiers with good bread. In 1777, Congress gave him a regular commission as "Superintendent of Bakers and Director of Baking in the Army of the United States," at seventy-five dollars a month and two rations a day...-from "Christopher Ludwick, Baker-General of the Revolutionary Army"A primer for children on the "sterling qualities" that drive the American industrialist, this charming 1884 volume introduces us to a gallery of upstanding characters. Some you've heard of (Horace Greeley, Journalist; Peter Cooper, Philanthropist), but most you haven't (Elihu Burritt, The Learned Blacksmith; Michael Reynolds, Engine-Driver; Alvan Clarke, Telescope Maker). Parton's biographical sketches are delightful encapsulations of Yankee cleverness, enterprise, and the Can-do! spirit that will enchant readers young and old.American writer, educator, and lecturer JAMES PARTON (1822-1891) was born in England and emigrated to New York as a small child. He wrote prodigiously on a wide variety of subjects; his books include Life of Horace Greeley (1855), Humorous Poetry of the English Language from Chaucer to Saxe (1856), and Manual for the Instruction of Rings, Railroad and Political, and How New York is Governed (1866).

Andrew Carnegie


Andrew Carnegie
  • Author : Dana Meachen Rau
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release : 2005-08
  • ISBN : 0756509955
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Discusses the life of the self-made millionaire who made his fortune in the steel industry and is remembered for his generous donations that built libraries, universities, and research facilities.