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Andrew Carnegie and the rise of big business

Harold C. Livesay

Andrew Carnegie and the rise of big business

by Harold C. Livesay

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Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Carnegie, Andrew, -- 1835-1919,
  • Industrialists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Millionaires -- United States -- Biography,
  • Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Steel industry and trade -- United States -- History,
  • Iron industry and trade -- United States -- History,
  • Big business -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-221) and index.

    StatementHarold C. Livesay.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe library of American biography, Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9520.C3 L58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21630330M
    ISBN 100321432878
    LC Control Number2006000637
    OCLC/WorldCa63108317

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