Posts Tagged ‘The Age of Gold’

The Triumph of Capitalism!

October 12th, 2010

In American Colossus, bestselling author H.W. Brands creates a grand scale narrative history that captures the period from 1865 – 1900 when capitalism was at its most unbridled and a few breathtakingly wealthy businessmen transformed America from an agrarian economy to a world power.

“Brands [is] on the path to becoming the preeminent popular historian of his generation.” —Chicago Tribune

More praise for the work of H.W. Brands

Read an excerpt here.

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