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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent

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A "stimulating" account of the capitalists who changed America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, setting the stage for the 1929 crash and Great Depression ( Kirkus Reviews ). In the decades following the Civil War, America entered an era of unprecedented corporate expansion, with ultimate financial power in the hands of a few wealthy industrialists who exploited the system for everything it was worth. The Rockefellers, Fords, Morgans, and Vanderbilts were the "lords of creation" who, along with like-minded ...

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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent
2017, Open Road Media

ISBN-13: 9781504047876

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