The Iron Barons: A Social Analysis of an American Urban Elite, 1874-1965

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Tracing the rise of hundreds of men and families to positions of wealth and power in the rapidly expanding iron and steel industry of the late 19th century, Ingham examines the manner in which these families consolidated and improved their social positions during the 20th century, even though the original source of their wealth and power had slipped from their grasp.

The Iron Barons: A Social Analysis of an American Urban Elite, 1874-1965 1978, Praeger, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780837198910

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