Andrew Carnegie: Robber Baron as American Hero / Edition 1

Andrew Carnegie: Robber Baron as American Hero / Edition 1

by James T. Baker, James T. Baker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 015500011X

ISBN-13: 9780155000117

Pub. Date: 04/02/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Andrew Carnegie, a destitute immigrant who became the richest man of his time, helped create "the American mind" by personifying the rags-to-riches story that was the American ideal in the early twentieth century. In this fourth volume of the CREATORS OF THE AMERICAN MIND series, James T. Baker writes a compelling biography that explores how and why Andrew

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Andrew Carnegie, a destitute immigrant who became the richest man of his time, helped create "the American mind" by personifying the rags-to-riches story that was the American ideal in the early twentieth century. In this fourth volume of the CREATORS OF THE AMERICAN MIND series, James T. Baker writes a compelling biography that explores how and why Andrew Carnegie continues to exert such a profound influence over the American mind. Like the other volumes in this series, this text includes selections from the subject's contemporaries, scholarly analyses of the subject's life and influence, and comparisons to modern individuals who embody the traits of the subject covered in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155000117
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/02/2002
Series:
Creators of the American Mind Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Fabulously Rich: America''s First Generation of Multimillionaires. 2. The "Rags to Riches" Success Story: Andrew Carnegie as "American Ideal." 3. The Tycoon: Andrew Carnegie as "American Icon." 4. The Shame of Homestead: Andrew Carnegie as "American Disgrace." 5. The Conspicuous Philanthropist: Andrew Carnegie as "American Saint." Suggested Topics for Extended Essays on the Life, Achievements, and Times of Andrew Carnegie. Annotated Bibliography for Use in Research Papers on Carnegie''s Life, Achievements, and Times.

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