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Titan

Autor: Ron Chernow
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307429773
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National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton: here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.—the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American capitalism. In the course of his nearly 98 years, Rockefeller was known as both a rapacious robber baron, whose Standard Oil Company rode roughshod over an industry, and a philanthropist who donated money lavishly to universities and medical centers. He was the terror of his competitors, the bogeyman of reformers, the delight of caricaturists—and an utter enigma. Drawing on unprecedented access to Rockefeller’s private papers, Chernow reconstructs his subjects’ troubled origins (his father was a swindler and a bigamist) and his single-minded pursuit of wealth. But he also uncovers the profound religiosity that drove him “to give all I could”; his devotion to his father; and the wry sense of humor that made him the country’s most colorful codger. Titan is a magnificent biography—balanced, revelatory, elegantly written.

Random Reminiscences Of Men And Events

Autor: John D. Rockefeller
Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 1410206300
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CONTENTS:Some Old FriendsThe Difficult Art of GettingThe Standard Oil CompanySome Experiences in the Oil BusinessOther Business Experiences and Business PrinciplesThe Difficult Art of GivingThe Benevolent Trust -- The Value of the Coöperative Principle in Giving

Memoirs

Autor: David Rockefeller
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780307789389
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Born into one of the wealthiest families in America—he was the youngest son of Standard Oil scion John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and the celebrated patron of modern art Abby Aldrich Rockefeller—David Rockefeller has carried his birthright into a distinguished life of his own. His dealings with world leaders from Zhou Enlai and Mikhail Gorbachev to Anwar Sadat and Ariel Sharon, his service to every American president since Eisenhower, his remarkable world travels and personal dedication to his home city of New York—here, the first time a Rockefeller has told his own story, is an account of a truly rich life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

John D Rockefeller

Autor: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Publisher: Filibust
ISBN: 9781599862491
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John D. Rockefeller: The FBI Files contains the actual original and declassified criminal investigation summary files related to John D. Rockefeller, who was once the world's wealthiest man. John D. Rockefeller, III was born March 21, 1906, in New York City. On June 5, 1939, he was appointed as a member of the committee on juvenile delinquency. Rockefeller received a threatening extortion letter on September 1, 1953, postmarked "Columbus, Georgia" dated August 26, 1953. In 1956, Rockefeller formed the Asia Society to foster understanding between the United States and the Far East. He also met with Director Hoover on June 18, 1959, to discuss the Rockefeller Public Service Awards. This publication is being published and made available now for the first time in a paperback book edition for those interested in the history of the life of John D. Rockefeller and also for those who enjoy reading about the lives of wealthy Americans.

John D Rockefeller

Autor: Grant Segall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195121473
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Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the philanthropist and industrialist who founded the Standard Oil Company.

American Business Regulation

Autor: William Lesser
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317477316
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While there are lengthy texts discussing the economics of why and how governments regulate business and apply antitrust, this book is unique in providing the details of current business regulation in many industries through lengthy examples the author develops with the use of cases, including Harvard Business School cases. Students are then guided to devise business strategies of introducing new products within the scope of regulation (known or unknown). While the economic theories of regulation are covered, the focus of this text is a "hands-on coping" with regulation and using regulation as a business strategy to deal with competitors. Online instructor's materials are also available for adopters.

Hayek A Collaborative Biography

Autor: R. Leeson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137325097
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A group of leading scholars from around the world use archival material alongside Hayek's published work to bring a new perspective on the life and times of one the 20th Century's most influential economists. This much awaited second volume details the life of Hayek from 1899 to1933 covering Hayek's time in Austria and the USA.

Phoenix Rising

Autor: Donald G. Lett Jr
Publisher: Phoenix Rising
ISBN: 9781434364111
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In an age when the supply of gasoline to feed this modern American society has become both more expensive and more scarce questions are being pondered. Inquires like, How can a modern society scale back its dependence on gasoline as a motive source?' Are there genuine alternative power sources?' Are they the answer to a growing crisis?' Recent announcements of hybrids like those from Honda, Toyota, and Ford have really brought attention to this issue. Hybrids that use both gasoline engines and electric motors. Really, though, alternative power sources have been around for as long as the automobile has been. The battle between and among the steam car, the electric and the gas car was fought out in the first couple of decades of the twentieth century. This book explores the ins and outs of that battle. A struggle from which the gasoline car emerged completely victorious. To such an extent that steam cars and electric cars virtually disappeared from the scene for many decades. We will look over all three alternatives, exploring their advantages and disadvantages. We will also look over the obstacles to the steamers and the electrics. Barriers that still exist to a certain extent. Handicaps that caused their disappearance in the first place.

The Tycoons

Autor: Charles R. Morris
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805075991
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Looks at the role of four giants of industry in creating the modern American economy, tracing their rise to wealth and power in the years following the Civil War, their individual approaches to business, and their fostering of the growth of the middle cla

Autor: Robert Greene
Publisher: العبيكان للنشر
ISBN: 6035039391
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