You thought that modern day politicians and modern day politics represents a change? You thought that big money has changed politics and that we have to revert to some people's... Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Reimann
Written in 1934 when this was relatively recent history, this is a fascinating and well written history of the steel, railroad, shipping, oil and coal barons from post civil war... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stevan Thomas
The book was in very good condition.
I would recommend the book to anyone who studies the mind of a writer who considers private innovators and wealth builders to be... Read more
Being these guys were heavily into RR speculation, ownership, stock manipulations and such is why I bought this as I am an avid RR history buff. Read morePublished 14 months ago by KCB
This was a wonderfully written, insightful, and often subtly humorous account of the lives of the businessmen who laid the foundations of American enterprise in the 1800s. Read morePublished 16 months ago by T. Burrows
We are (in America) in a similar economic moment that the original Robber Barons lived through - became very rich and powerful. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Harvey B. Sarles