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The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons

by Andy Logan

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Published by Common Reader Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • New York - Local History,
  • Offenses And Offenders,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA),
  • NEW YORK (N.Y.)_HISTORY_ANECDOTES,
  • REPORTERS AND REPORTING

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Remnick (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8818966M
    ISBN 101585790346
    ISBN 109781585790340
    OCLC/WorldCa49501996

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Common Reader Edition: The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons by Andy Logan (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   "The Myth of the Robber Barons" is a lively, well written and informative introduction to the subject. It is a useful source for students of American history. Ann Scanlon "The subtlest essay makes James J. Hill an American hero as the only man who built /5(3).

      Burton Folsom's The Myth of the Robber Barons is a short, but excellent book that argues that the mislabeled "Robber Barons" of the 19th century became wealthy not because they robbed anyone but because they offered quality products/services at record low prices.5/5(4). The “Robber Barons” By Ayn Rand. Why the so-called robber-barons of the 19th century were the greatest benefactors of mankind ever. How they were punished for the “crime” of exhibiting productive genius. The facts about the growth of the railroads. “Competition” in a mixed economy.

    "Robber Barons," as in the title of Matthew Josephson’s dyspeptic demolition job, is the label under which these individuals are usually filed away. There indeed were rogues who worked the raw precincts of nineteenth century capitalism — Jay Gould, Daniel Drew, E.H. Harriman, and Cornelius Vanderbilt are only the top names on a long.   Milton Friedman - The Robber Baron Myth - Duration: LibertyPen , views. The Myth of the Robber Barons with Burt Folsom - Duration:


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See all 3 formats and editions Hide Cited by: 5. Get this from a library. The man who robbed the robber barons. [Andy Logan; F T Richards] -- Everyone has heard of the robber barons who not only preyed on each other but on the nation at large during the second half of the [19th] century.

Yet when these lords of industry were at the. Get this from a library. The man who robbed the robber barons. [Andy Logan] -- A colorful account of a turn-of-the-century New York scandal, by a legendary City Hall reporter and the first woman to write for THE NEW YORKER£s ðTalk of the Town.

A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America. Author: Burton W. Folsom; Publisher: Young Americas Foundation ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In his book The Myth of the Robber Barons, Folsom distinguishes between political entrepreneurs who ran inefficient businesses supported by government favors, and market entrepreneurs who succeeded.

A superb study of the:robber barons," the contribution they made to American economic development and the rapacity with which they exploited America along the way.

The great fortunes of the 19th century were made by convincing, legally or illegally, government officials to underwrite great strategies, like the railroads, while allowing all /5. The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalistsby Matthew Josephson (read 8 Nov ) The author has a Marxist view of capitalism but the book seems pretty factual.

Read full review4/5(6). Book Description. A colorful account of turn-of-the-century New York scandal, by a legendary City Hall reporter and the first woman to write for THE NEW YORKERs Talk of the Town. From Publishers. The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons的书评 Author: Andy Logan.

A robber baron or robber knight (German: Raubritter) was an unscrupulous feudal landowner who, protected by his fief's legal status, imposed high taxes and tolls out of keeping with the norm without authorization by some higher authority. Some resorted to actual banditry.

The German term for robber barons, Raubritter (robber knights) was coined by Friedrich Bottschalk in The man who robbed the robber barons by Logan, Andy. Publication date Topics Mann, William D'Alton, Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Andy Logan. Logan, Andy. The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons. Pleasantville, New York: The Akadine Press, (originally, W.

Norton, ). Fraud and fakery are major themes of this entire bibliography and this book is a wonderful description of an early 20th century.

Robber baron, pejorative term for one of the 19th-century U.S. industrialists and financiers who made fortunes by monopolizing huge industries.

Those who credit U.S. capitalism’s growth to these tycoons call them ‘captains of industry.’ Learn more about the achievements and transgressions of the robber barons. book The Robber Barons from "the folklore of the Kansas Green-backers and Populists of the 's."3 With the publication in of Henry Demarest Lloyd's Wealth against Commonwealth, the idea of the robber barons gained new importance for American intellectuals.

Lloyd, an independently. Burton Folsom's The Myth of the Robber Barons is a short, but excellent book that argues that the mislabeled "Robber Barons" of the 19th century became wealthy not because they robbed anyone but because they offered quality products/services at record low prices.

These productive giants made their fortunes because so many Americans chose to do business with : Darkwaters. This book was first written in and remains the definite description of the Robber Barons.

The author describes the Barons in the context of the political, social, and industrial trends of the time. It describes how they were shaped by the industries they were in, and by the competitive forces set in motion by each by: The term "robber baron" first appeared during feudal times, when it described a nobleman who robbed people passing through his domain.

The concept was used much later during the Gilded Age () of American history, to refer to a handful of people who governed the business world by taking total control of the industrialization of the United States, a process also known as the Industrial.

Robber Barons vs. Technophilanthropists | ABUNDANCE - Duration: XPRIZE 3, views. Addiction: A Family's Path to Recovery Bill Moyers, William Moyers and Judith Moyers. Robber baron definition is - an American capitalist of the latter part of the 19th century who became wealthy through exploitation (as of natural resources, governmental influence, or low wage scales).

The men who were called robber barons were often portrayed in a positive light, as “self-made men” who had helped build the nation and in the process created many jobs for American workers.

However, the public mood turned against them in the late 19th century.The Robber Barons was written during that Great Slump which, beginning inreached its lowest depths in The New Era of Prosperity had ended; the captains and the kings of industry were, some of them, departing; and we were asking ourselves .Among the great misconceptions of the free economy is the widely-held belief that “laissez faire” embodies a natural tendency toward monopoly concentration.

Under unfettered capitalism, so goes the familiar refrain, large firms would systematically devour smaller ones, corner markets, and stamp out competition until every inhabitant of the land fell victim to their power.

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