Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth

 
 
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  • erschienen am 1. Januar 2010
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  • 216 Seiten
 
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From his humble beginnings as a Scottish immigrant to his ascension to wealth and power as a 'captain of industry,' Andrew Carnegie embodied the American 'rags to riches' dream. Alive in the time of the Civil War, Carnegie was the epitome of a self-made man, first working his way up in a telegraph company and then making astute investments in the railroad industry. Through hard work, perseverance, and an earnest desire to develop himself in his education, culture, and personal economy, Carnegie finally made his considerable fortune in steel. What is perhaps most remarkable about this historical figure, however, was his overwhelmingly generous practice of philanthropy in his later life. In his essay "The Gospel of Wealth," Carnegie relates his ideas on the distribution of the rich's wealth to the poor in a responsible capitalistic society. In setting an example of his own beliefs, Carnegie gave away millions of dollars for the public good, demonstrating his own willingness to promote human welfare and the betterment of man.
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  • Stilwell
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  • USA
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978-1-4209-3662-9 (9781420936629)
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  • Title page
  • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ANDREW CARNEGIE
  • PREFACE
  • EDITOR'S NOTE
  • CHAPTER I. PARENTS AND CHILDHOOD
  • CHAPTER II. DUNFERMLINE AND AMERICA
  • CHAPTER III. PITTSBURGH AND WORK
  • CHAPTER IV. COLONEL ANDERSON AND BOOKS
  • CHAPTER V. THE TELEGRAPH OFFICE
  • CHAPTER VI. RAILROAD SERVICE
  • CHAPTER VII. SUPERINTENDENT OF THE PENNSYLVANIA
  • CHAPTER VIII. CIVIL WAR PERIOD
  • CHAPTER IX. BRIDGE-BUILDING
  • CHAPTER X. THE IRON WORKS
  • CHAPTER XI. NEW YORK AS HEADQUARTERS
  • CHAPTER XII. BUSINESS NEGOTIATIONS
  • CHAPTER XIII. THE AGE OF STEEL
  • CHAPTER XIV. PARTNERS, BOOKS, AND TRAVEL
  • CHAPTER XV. COACHING TRIP AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER XVI. MILLS AND THE MEN
  • CHAPTER XVII. THE HOMESTEAD STRIKE
  • CHAPTER XVIII. PROBLEMS OF LABOR
  • CHAPTER XIX. THE "GOSPEL OF WEALTH
  • CHAPTER XX. EDUCATIONAL AND PENSION FUNDS
  • CHAPTER XXI. THE PEACE PALACE AND PITTENCRIEFF
  • CHAPTER XXII. MATTHEW ARNOLD AND OTHERS
  • CHAPTER XXIII. BRITISH POLITICAL LEADERS
  • CHAPTER XXIV. GLADSTONE AND MORLEY
  • CHAPTER XXV. HERBERT SPENCER AND HIS DISCIPLE
  • CHAPTER XXVI. BLAINE AND HARRISON
  • CHAPTER XXVII. WASHINGTON DIPLOMACY
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. HAY AND McKINLEY
  • CHAPTER XXIX. MEETING THE GERMAN EMPEROR
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • THE GOSPEL OF WEALTH

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