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The First Tycoon

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Author T. J. Stiles
Isbn 1400031745
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Year 2010
Pages 719
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A biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism, documenting how Vanderbilt helped launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation.

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” V ...

Author T.J. Stiles
Isbn 9780307271556
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2009-04-21
Pages 752
Language English
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A biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism, documenting how Vanderbilt helped launch the transportation revo ...

Author T. J. Stiles
Isbn 0375415424
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2009
Pages 719
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Isbn 1904905854
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2009
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Isbn 0062288377
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2013-04-16
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Isbn 046501030X
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2009-04-14
Pages 400
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Year 2011-10-25
Pages 291
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Isbn 9780938289562
Genre Business & Economics
Year 1995
Pages 400
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Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2007-12-18
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