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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893122666
  • Publisher: Beard Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/20/2000
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 0.92 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. The European Background 1
2. Securities in Early America 14
3. Under English Domination: 1812-1837 28
4. The First Age of Rails: 1837-1857 47
5. The Fortunes of War: 1857-1865 65
6. Consolidation, Expansion, and Panic: 1865-1873 81
7. The Rise of Investment Banking: 1873-1884 102
8. All Roads Lead to Wall Street: 1884-1896 124
9. The Morganization of America: 1896-1903 147
10. The End of the Golden Age: 1903-1913 174
11. Genealogy of the Giant Bull: 1914-1924 206
12. The Triumphant Years of the Giant Bull: 1924-1929 235
13. Death of the Giant Bull: 1925-1933 262
14. Death and Transfiguration: 1933-1947 293
15. The Tardy Boom: 1947-1960 321
16. The New Wall Street: 1953-1965 346
Selected Bibliography 376
Index 383
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