The First Tycoon

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  • Author : T.J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 752 pages
  • ISBN : 0307271552
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 22 reviews
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The First Tycoon

The First Tycoon
  • Author : T.J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 21 April 2009
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of will, did more than perhaps any other individual to create modern capitalism. Meticulously researched and elegantly written, The First Tycoon describes an improbable life, from Vanderbilt’s humble birth during the presidency of George Washington to his death as one of the richest men

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  • Author : Brian Dolan
  • Publisher : Viking Adult
  • Release : 27 October 2021
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A definitive portrait of the pioneering entrepreneur describes how Josiah Wedgwood rose from the scion of a family of struggling potters to become one of the world's wealthiest and most powerful men during the eighteenth century and explains how he revolutionized the business model of his time with innovations that have continued into the present. 25,000 first printing.

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  • Author : Joseph Coring
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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  • Author : J. R. MacGregor
  • Publisher : Cac Publishing LLC
  • Release : 08 June 2019
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  • Author : T.J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 27 October 2015
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Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for History From the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer’s legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer’s historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person—

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  • Author : T. J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release : 27 October 1994
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A biography of the outlaw, focusing on his involvement in the Civil War and the formation of the James Gang.

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Jesse James
  • Author : T. J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 27 October 2021
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A reassessment of the legendary American outlaw chronicles the life of Jesse James, from his youth in Missouri, to his teenage years fighting alongside Confederate guerrillas, to his criminal career.

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  • Author : Sheri J. Caplan
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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This fascinating work presents biographical essays about women from the colonial period to modern times, chronicling the previously untold story of the female financial experience in the United States. • Explores the female financial experience in the United States from the colonial period to modern times • Presents the history of women on Wall Street by placing personalities in the context of both Wall Street's development and prevailing political and cultural times • Identifies common themes and issues confronted by women in finance •

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  • Author : Arthur McMillan
  • Publisher : Emereo Publishing
  • Release : 23 May 2014
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Probably The Best Cornelius Vanderbilt Biography To Date. This book is your ultimate resource for Cornelius Vanderbilt. Here you will find the most up-to-date 163 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Cornelius Vanderbilt's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: New York and Harlem Railroad - Operation and control, Dutch (ethnic group) - Names, The

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Prince of Darkness
  • Author : Shane White
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 13 October 2015
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In the middle decades of the nineteenth century Jeremiah G. Hamilton was a well-known figure on Wall Street. Cornelius Vanderbilt, America's first tycoon, came to respect, grudgingly, his one-time opponent. The day after Vanderbilt's death on January 4, 1877, an almost full-page obituary on the front of the National Republican acknowledged that, in the context of his Wall Street share transactions, "There was only one man who ever fought the Commodore to the end, and that was Jeremiah Hamilton." What Vanderbilt's obituary

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The Citizen s Handbook
  • Author : T. J. Stiles
  • Publisher : Berkley Publishing Group
  • Release : 27 October 1994
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A collection of significant documents and speeches from American history includes the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and speeches by George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Chief Joseph, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King, jr

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  • Author : Cassandra Schumacher
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 15 July 2019
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Cornelius Vanderbilt was born for business. Though poorly educated, he built an empire on steam power and died a millionaire. Fueled by the spirit of competition and possessing a brilliant mind for business, Vanderbilt became the first true industrial tycoon. He dominated the shipping industry with steamboats and railroads. Vanderbilt changed the way business was done in America. Readers explore the life and triumphs of America's first industrial titan through photographs, anecdotes, sidebars, and more.