The Myth of the Robber Barons

In his book The Myth of the Robber Barons, Folsom distinguishes between political entrepreneurs who ran inefficient businesses supported by government favors, and market entrepreneurs who succeeded by providing better and lower-cost ...

The Myth of the Robber Barons

In his book The Myth of the Robber Barons, Folsom distinguishes between political entrepreneurs who ran inefficient businesses supported by government favors, and market entrepreneurs who succeeded by providing better and lower-cost products or services, usually while facing vigorous competition.

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The Robber Barons
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Matthew Josephson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Presents profiles of the captains of industry who ruled America after the Civil War including Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and Gould
The Myth of the Robber Barons
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Burton W. Folsom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01-01 - Publisher: Young Americas Foundation

In his book The Myth of the Robber Barons, Folsom distinguishes between political entrepreneurs who ran inefficient businesses supported by government favors, and market entrepreneurs who succeeded by providing better and lower-cost products or services, usually while facing vigorous competition.
Robber Baron
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: John Franch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

"After losing his fortune and being jailed for financial improprieties in Philadelphia, Yerkes schemed his way out of prison. With his boundless ambition and entrepreneurial genius intact, he relocated to Chicago and made millions from questionable financial transactions, while at the same time forging one of the world's finest mass
Robber Baron
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: George Tombs
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-14 - Publisher: ECW Press

Robber Baron is an unauthorized biography of Conrad Black, who built the world's third-largest media empire and is now facing criminal charges in Chicago for alleged fraud, money laundering, and racketeering. Robber Baron is based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, original documents, and exclusive access to Black and his close
The Robber Baron's Daughter
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: Jamila Gavin
Categories: Children of the rich
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens.