The Resource Carnegie : The Richest Man in the World, Raymond Lamont-Brown, (electronic resource)

Carnegie : The Richest Man in the World, Raymond Lamont-Brown, (electronic resource)

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Carnegie : The Richest Man in the World
Title
Carnegie
Title remainder
The Richest Man in the World
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Lamont-Brown
Title variation
Carnegie, the richest man in the world
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Language
eng
Summary
This book charts the life of Andrew Carnegie, from Dunfermline bobbin boy to Steel King of America. The empire he forged in the steel furnaces of Pittsburgh was sold in 1901 for $480 million and Andrew Carnegie retired from business life as the richest man in the world. Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in 1835, but poverty forced the Carnegies to immigrate to Pittsburgh. Andrew was taken under the wing of Thomas A Scott, at Pennsylvania Railroad. Carnegie worked his way up and, after the Civil War, saw the potential in the iron industry and resigned from the Railroad. It was one of many bold moves that would typify Carnegie's life in industry and earn him his fortune. His steel juggernaut became unstoppable, and by 1900 Carnegie Steel produced more steel than Great Britain. After selling his company Carnegie, with his wife and daughter, returned to Scotland. He bought Skibo Castle in 1898 and here entertained King Edward VII, the Rockefellers, Rudyard Kipling, Lloyd George, and Helen Keller. He was one of the first to call for a 'league of nations' and he gave away 350 million dollars in charitable schemes
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
  • 338.7/672/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.C3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Carnegie : The Richest Man in the World, Raymond Lamont-Brown, (electronic resource)
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Carnegie : The Richest Man in the World, Raymond Lamont-Brown, (electronic resource)
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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Extent
1 online resource (284 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780752495101
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rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780752495101
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Specific material designation
remote
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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