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text Civil War barons : the tycoons, entrepreneurs, inventors, and visionaries who forged victory and shaped a nation

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"Before the Civil War, America had undergone a technological revolution that made large-scale industry possible, yet, except for the expanding reach of railroads and telegraph lines, the country remained largely rural, with only pockets of small m... Read more
Contents

Prologue: uncertain giant -- Stirrings -- The administrators -- The visionary -- The inventors -- The improvisers -- The patriots -- The investors -- The tinkerers -- The dreamers -- The opportunists -- The builders -- Epilogue: awakened giant.

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Description
xii, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Da Capo Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2018

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TADL-FLPL 973.7 WER in Adult Available

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