In this timely study, university of texas historian brands (traitor to his class) describes the rise of the great corporate capitalists after the civil. A loosely themed survey of 35 years of american history american colossus the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900 by hw get weekly book recommendations: email address review posted online: july 5th, 2010. American colossus and millions of other books are available for amazon review “a superb new history a big, brash narrative” —bloomberg news.
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American colossus: the triumph of capitalism [1865 to 1900] in the decades between the civil war and the turn of the twentieth century, a few breathtakingly . Henry william brands jr is an american educator, author and historian he has authored 30 books on us history 2010) american colossus: the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900 (2010), isbn 9780385523332 american dreams: the. American colossus has 1285 ratings and 119 reviews if you want a review of american history during the gilded age, the book is fine if pedantic in places. Buy american colossus: the triumph of capitalism, 1865-1900 reprint by professor of history h w brands (isbn: 9780307386779) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free with other customers write a customer review.
Book summary the three decades after the civil war saw a wholesale shift in american life, and the cause was capitalism driven by j p morgan, andrew.
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H w brands tells this story of extraordinary economic transformation in his new book, “american colossus” mr brands, a professor at the.