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Maggor, Noam

Summary: Brahmin Capitalism explores the surprisingly dynamic role of established wealth in the rise of modern capitalism in the United States. Far from declining in prosperity and influence, elite Bostonians of illustrious lineage - the quintessential old money families on the American scene - successfully reinvented themselves. Better known as social reformers, philanthropists, and men of letters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 MAG

Hiltzik, Michael A.

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Hiltzik, the epic tale of the clash for supremacy between America's railroad titans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 385.0973 HIL

Josephson, Matthew

Contents: Part one. The national scene: the national character -- What the young men dream -- Of empire-builders -- The winning of the west -- Two captains of industry -- The fight for Erie -- Grandeurs and miseries of empire-building -- Part two. Rising from the ruins -- Mephistopheles -- Caesar Borgia in California -- Giants of the northwest -- Certain industrialists arose -- Morgan and the railways --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 JOD

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