The robber barons revisited / edited with an introduction by Peter d'A. Jones.


Boston : D.C. Heath, [1968] .

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Other Authors Jones, Peter d'Alroy.
Subjects Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- History.
Capitalists and financiers.
Eisenbahnbau.
Industries -- United States -- History.
Industries.
Kapitalismus.
Railroads -- United States -- History.
Railroads.
USA.
United States.
Series Problems in American civilization.
Description xiv, 128 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
©1968
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-128).
Contents I. Controversy stated by men of the day -- The lords of industry destroy free enterprise / Henry Demarest Lloyd ; But don't great capitalists spread the wealth? Edward Atkinson ; II. Robber barons -- who were they? -- Rags to Riches -- poor boy makes good / Andrew Carnegie ; Men at the top -- a "WASP" elite / William Miller ; III. Robber barons as pirates -- Railroad kings -- America's greatest men / James Bryce ; Jay Gould -- classic villain / Matthew Josephson ; Jay Gould -- capital creator / Julius Grodinsky ; South Improvement Company -- a fiendish conspiracy / Henry Demarest Lloyd ; South Improvement Company -- a quest for stability / Allan Nevins ; Trust is formed / Committee on Manfactures ; Sugar refiners struggle to survive / United States Industrial Commission ; They Plunder the Treasury / Gustavus Myers ; IV. Robber barons as pioneers -- Carnegie innovates / Edward S. Meade ; Carnegie hesitates / J.H. Bridge ; Beef trust grows fat / Charles Edward Russell ; Beef barons revolutionize the food industry / Charles B. Kuhlmann ; Inventor-businessmen : Westinghouse and Edison / Harold C. Passer ; Pioneers and speculators -- Westinghouse versus "the system" ; V. Controversy restated by recent observers -- Pirates / Allen Solganick ; Neither robbers nor barons, but businessmen / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)245503
(OCoLC)ocm00245503
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat

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