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Robert Morris

Robert Morris

by William Graham Sumner
     
 

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Robert Morris' tombstone states that he was "The Financier"; officially, however, he was Superintendent of Finance. Whatever his title, Robert Morris played an integral role in financing the American Revolution, and Yale Professor William G. Sumner examines Morris' life and actions to enhance our understanding of the finances of the young nation. WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER

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Robert Morris' tombstone states that he was "The Financier"; officially, however, he was Superintendent of Finance. Whatever his title, Robert Morris played an integral role in financing the American Revolution, and Yale Professor William G. Sumner examines Morris' life and actions to enhance our understanding of the finances of the young nation. WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER was a professor of political and social science at Yale University and became known as a Social Darwinist and advocate of the laissez faire principle in economics. Besides writing a number of books on sociology, history, and economics, he was also influential in the movement to modernize the American university system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893122970
Publisher:
Beard Group Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Business Biographies Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

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