Captains of Industry or, Men of Business Who Did Something Besides Making Money: A Biography, Business Classic By James Parton! AAA+++

Captains of Industry or, Men of Business Who Did Something Besides Making Money: A Biography, Business Classic By James Parton! AAA+++

by James Parton
     
 

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In this volume are presented examples of men who shed lustre upon ordinary pursuits, either by the superior manner in which they exercised them or by the noble use they made of the leisure which success in them usually gives. Such men are the nobility of republics. The American people were fortunate in having at an early period an ideal man of this…  See more details below

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Excerpt:

In this volume are presented examples of men who shed lustre upon ordinary pursuits, either by the superior manner in which they exercised them or by the noble use they made of the leisure which success in them usually gives. Such men are the nobility of republics. The American people were fortunate in having at an early period an ideal man of this kind in Benjamin Franklin, who, at the age of forty-two, just mid-way in his life, deliberately relinquished the most profitable business of its kind in the colonies for the sole purpose of developing electrical science. In this, as in other respects, his example has had great influence with his countrymen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015798524
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
12/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
260 KB

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