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Meet you in hell Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the bitter partnership that transformed America by Les Standiford

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carnegie, Andrew, -- 1835-1919,
  • Frick, Henry Clay, -- 1849-1919,
  • Carnegie Steel Company -- History,
  • Steel industry and trade -- United States -- History,
  • Homestead Strike, Homestead, Pa., 1892,
  • Industrialists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLes Standiford.
GenreBiography
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23273657M
ISBN 101400047684, 1400047676
LC Control Number2004030947

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