Money Men by H. W. Brands
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Money Men
By H. W. Brands

The Money Men

Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the American Dollar Unabridged [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]

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Money Men by H. W. Brands

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From the first days of the United States, a battle raged over money. On one side were the democrats, who wanted cheap money and feared the concentration of financial interests in the hands of a few. On the other were the capitalists who sought the soundness of a national bank-and the profits that came with it. In telling this exciting story, H. W. Brands focuses on five "Money Men": Alexander Hamilton, who championed a national bank; Nicholas Biddle, whose run-in with Andrew Jackson led to the bank's demise; Jay Cooke, who financed the Union in the Civil War; Jay Gould, who tried to corner the gold market; and J. P. Morgan, whose position was so commanding that he bailed out the U.S. Treasury. The Money Men is a riveting narrative, a revealing history of the men who fought over the lifeblood of American commerce and power.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400152933
ISBN-10: 1400152933
Format: CD-Audio
(190mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - H. W. Brands

H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominees "Traitor to His Class" and "The First American." Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over six hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award.

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