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The first tycoon the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

Stiles, T. J. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0307271552 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780307271556 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Physical Description: remote
    electronic resource
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877.
Summary, etc.: A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation.
System Details Note:
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Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9831 KB).
Subject: Vanderbilt, Cornelius -- 1794-1877
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography
Millionaires -- United States -- Biography
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Steamboats -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Genre: EBOOK.
Electronic books.
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