By Joseph J. Dunn
After 100 Years reveals the irreplaceable position of industrial and enterprise leaders in dramatically elevating America's lifestyle throughout the 20th century. In 1900, one baby in ten died prior to age one, 40 percentage of households lived in poverty and loss of life through hunger was once now not infrequent. most kids have been operating by means of age ten, so much physicians had by no means been to varsity, and lifestyles expectancy was once 47.3 years. How did the United States stream ahead? The emergence of the world's greatest heart classification and development of civil associations together with hospitals and universities, are traced along the country's fiscal progress and setbacks. stunning tales of what occurred to the big fortunes of robber barons and commercial tycoons upload to the ways that this booklet shatters a few largely held stereotypes. severe hyperlinks among incentive and innovation turn into transparent within the decades-long darkish Age of yank Innovation that grew to become the commercial heartland into the "Rust Belt."
This is well-researched background, drawn from company documents, presidential letters and congressional reviews, the wills and property plans of the wealthiest and stories of these in desire and those that served them. After 100 Years fills the massive gaps that exist in so much histories of America's 20th century and sheds very important mild on latest quest for innovation, task progress, and renewed prosperity.
"...an relaxing epic."--LegatusMagazine
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After One Hundred Years: Corporate Profits, Wealth and American Society by Joseph J. Dunn