American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

H.W. Brands


during this grand-scale narrative background, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. manufacturers brilliantly portrays the emergence, in a remarkably short while, of a recognizably sleek the US.
 
American Colossus captures the many years among the Civil conflict and the flip of the 20 th century, while a couple of breathtakingly filthy rich businessmen remodeled the USA from an agrarian financial system to a global strength. From the 1st Pennsylvania oil gushers to the increase of Chicago skyscrapers, this spellbinding narrative exhibits how males like Morgan, Carnegie, and Rockefeller ushered in a brand new period of unbridled capitalism. in spite of everything the United States completed incredible wealth, yet now not at no cost to its conventional democratic values.

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