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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent - Allen, Frederick Lewis, and Miller, Mark Crispin, Professor (Editor), and Morgenson, Gretchen (Introduction by)
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A "stimulating" account of the capitalists who changed America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, setting the stage for the 1929 crash and Great Depression (Kirkus Reviews). In the decades following the Civil War, America entered an era of unprecedented corporate expansion, with ultimate financial power in the hands of a few wealthy industrialists who exploited the system for everything it was worth. The Rockefellers, Fords, Morgans, and Vanderbilts were the "lords of creation" who, along with like-minded magnates, ...

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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent 2017, Open Road Media

ISBN-13: 9781504047876

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