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Andrew Carnegie

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Andrew Carnegie, whose lifetime spanned the era from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the First World War was America's first modern titan. In this magnificent biography, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life this period of unprecedented transition - a time of self-made millionaires, scabs, strikes, and a new kind of philanthropy - through the fascinating rags-to-riches story of one of our most iconic business legends.
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Full title andrew carnegie
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Andrew Carnegie, whose lifetime spanned the era from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the First World War was America's first modern titan. In this magnificent biography, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life this period of unprecedented transition-a time of self-made millionaires, scabs, strikes, and a new kind of philanthropy-through the fascinating rags-to-riches story of one of our most iconic business legends. The Scottish-born son of a failed weaver and a mother who supported the family by binding shoes, Andrew Carnegie is the embodiment of the American dream. In his rise from a job as a bobbin boy in a cotton factory to being the richest man in the world, he was single-minded, relentless and a major player in some of the most violent and notorious labor strikes of the time. The prototype of today's billionaire, he was a visionary in the way he earned his money and in the way he gave it away. Nasaw explains how Carnegie made his fortune and how he tried to pull the world back from a war he predicted. Brimming with new material, personal letters, diaries, prenuptial agreements, letters to and from presidents and prime ministers, Nasaw plumbs the core of this fascinating man, fixing him in his place as one of the most compelling, elusive and multifaceted personalities of the twentieth century. "…brilliantly illuminates Carnegies's mad gathering of riches and then giving a great fortune away. Carnegie's children are certainly Bill Gates and Warren Buffet!" - Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. "…the authoritative volume on Andrew Carnegie that we have long awaited."

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publishDate 2006, 2008
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series Your Coach in a Box
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Carnegie, Andrew, -- 1835-1919, Industrialists -- United States -- Biography, Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography
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