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Describes the emergence of post-Civil War New York City, as it evolved from a port city to metropolis via the birth of capitalism, and how such moguls as Rockefeller, Carnegie, and J. P. Morgan helped define the foundation of twentieth-century financial institutions. By the author of Fiorello H. LaG

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780743257534
ISBN-10: 0743257537
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Pages: 428
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Kessner

Thomas Kessner is professor of history at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. He is the author of Fiorello H. LaGuardia and the Making of Modern New York, and the recipient of many awards and prizes for research and teaching. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

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