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
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