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Civil War barons

Jeffry D. Wert

Civil War barons

the tycoons, entrepreneurs, inventors, and visionaries who forged victory and shaped a nation

by Jeffry D. Wert

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrialists,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeffry D. Wert
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC105.6 .W47 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976382M
    ISBN 100306825120
    ISBN 109780306825125
    LC Control Number2018031551
    OCLC/WorldCa1028525720

      Barons of the Civil War. It is my thesis that the nouveau ultra riche in America are a source of ongoing innovation. They reinvest in the technology that made them rich. Since I didn’t know the origins of many men who made their fortunes during the Civil War, I was happy to read a recent book by Jeffry Wert on the subject. "Wert’s skill in weaving together historical argument and satisfying narrative are on full display," writes Cecily Zander in her # BookReview of Jeffry Wert's latest book, "Civil War Barons" (Da Capo Press). Read the rest here.

    Civil War Book List By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure. Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary. Before the robber barons there were Civil War barons—a remarkable yet largely unknown group of men whose contributions won the war and shaped America's future. The Civil War woke a sleeping giant in America, creating unprecedented industrial growth that not only supported the struggle but reshaped the nation.

      Before the robber barons there were Civil War barons--a remarkable yet largely unknown group of men whose contributions won the war and shaped America's Civil War woke a sleeping giant in America, creating unprecedented industrial growth that not only supported the struggle but reshaped the zed by the country's dormant. Jeffry won the William Woods Hassler Award in for contributions to the field of Civil War Studies. His most recent book is “The Barons of the Civil War” and will be available in November. Jeffry and his wife Gloria live in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. Jeffry recently retired from teaching history at Penns Valley Area High school.


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Wert examines the actions of nineteen individuals—some well-known (e.g., Vanderbilt, Parrot, Deere) and others lesser known (e.g., Eads, McKay, Buren) that led to the.

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Motts, CEO of The National Civil War MuseumBrand: Da Capo Press. The usual picture of homefront conditions during the Civil War is a grim time of illness, cold, and hunger. From the Southern side, that’s not off the mark, but as Wert (A Glorious Army: Robert E.

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The Fort Worth Civil War Round Table just announced the recipient of the A. Pate, Jr. Award and congratulations are in order to Christopher Grasso for his winning book Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso's Civil War (Yale, ).

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Much of the book's appeal lies in the variety of its : Kip Wedel.The Civil War changed America like nothing before or since. As Jeffry D. Wert tells us in “Civil War Barons: The Tycoons, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Author: Gregory Crouch.A drum's story -- A veteran and his grandchildren -- Lincoln and Tad -- The defenses of Washington -- Story of the second Bull Run --Campaigning with Grant -- A drummer boy in gray -- War story told in churchyard -- An Adventure on the East'n Sho' -- Heroines of '61 and Barbara Frietchie --Down the Fairfax Pike -- Major Mallory of Malloryville -- The strange case of Geo.

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