The Life and Legend of E. H. Harriman (Unc Press Enduring Editions) ePub download
by Maury Klein
- ISBN: 0807865532
- ISBN13: 978-0807865538
- ePub: 1505 kb | FB2: 1183 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Americas
- Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; Reissue edition (April 1, 2011)
- Pages: 544
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 501
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Paperback: 544 pages. Mr Klien has done it again. I read Mr. Klein's The Life And Legend of Jay Gould with much anticipation and found it to be very engaging.
Paperback: 544 pages. That is exactly how i felt about his latest endeavor, The Life and Legend of . Mr. Klien handles a complex person with much skill and depth. He brings to life a monumental person who was both very complex and yet very human.
Originally published 2000. Entrepreneurs Biographies Business. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Maury Klein was able to paint a very sympathetic picture of a man, that was apparently quite a controversial figure.
Here, Maury Klein offers the first in-depth biography in more than . great turn-of-the-century business titans
Here, Maury Klein offers the first in-depth biography in more than seventy-five years of this influential yet surprisingly understudied figure. A Wall Street banker until age fifty, Harriman catapulted into the railroad arena in 1897, gaining control of the Union Pacific Railroad as it emerged from bankruptcy and successfully modernizing every aspect of its operation. great turn-of-the-century business titans.
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Harriman (2000) Book details. Publisher: University of North Carolina Press. Place of publication: Chapel Hill, NC. Publication year: 2000.
At this end of the twentieth century the name of E. Harriman may be less familiar than that of his son W. Averell Harriman, who followed an already impressive career in business with long and distinguished service in diplomacy and politics. To any American living in the first years of this century, however, the name and face of E. Harriman were as familiar as those of his fellow titans J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Andrew Carnegie.
The Life & Legend of . According to Klein, Harriman rose during a period when the changing nature of the American economy called for a ne. . Harriman is a well-written, highly readable, noteworthy contribution both as a biography of the individual and an analysis of the restructuring of railroads. It is a commendable effort to understand a man who drove himself to the heights of his chosen profession and put him within the complicated business history of his times. According to Klein, Harriman rose during a period when the changing nature of the American economy called for a new breed of bold businessmen. Competition was seen as wasteful and inefficient. Are you sure you want to remove The Life and Legend of E. Harriman from your list? The Life and Legend of E. Harriman. Published March 1, 2000 by The University of North Carolina Press.
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