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Author Hiltzik, Michael A., author.

Title Iron empires : robber barons, railroads, and the making of modern America / Michael Hiltzik.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction-NEW  385.0973 HIL    AVAILABLE
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Description xxiii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-409) and index.
Summary "From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Hiltzik, the epic tale of the clash for supremacy between America's railroad titans"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Industrialists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Big business -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- History -- 1865-1921.
ISBN 9780544770317 (hardcover)
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