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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 1 month 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 11 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 14 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 15 months ago by Harvey B. Sarles
THIS WAS REQUIRED READING - INI MY BUSINESS CLASS AT NORTHWESTERN
UNIVERSITY. I BOUGHT THIS EDITION FOR GRAND CHILDREN - WHO HAD NO
IDEA OF THE ROBBER... Read more