“What I came co realize about Carnegie is that he is really like a flawed Shakespearean hero he really did con ider the world a stage and when he was on. In more than pages, author Peter Krass delivers an almost overwhelming volume of facts about Andrew Carnegie, who certainly merits detailed study. Balanced Carnegie biography tries to reconcile philanthropist with Peter Krass knows the answer to a familiar question: How rich was.

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May 24, JD rated it it was amazing. Oct 22, Bmankiewicz added cadnegie Shelves: Krass examines how Carnegie became one of the greatest philanthropists ever known-and earned a notorious reputation that history has yet to fully reconcile with his remarkable accomplishments. Jennifer Tarle rated it liked it Feb 08, Carnegie by Peter Krass Goodreads Author. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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Carnegie retired at age 66, Rockefeller at East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Bio of Andrew Carnegie, the great man of the steel petre in the US. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. A comprehensive and thorough look at a complex historical figure. To ask other readers questions about Carnegieplease sign up. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Rather than presenting a straight biography, this book reveals the social consequences of Carnegie’s cutthroat capitalism. Good coverage of the man’s life. Inscribed Mason Neck Jun 24, Zubair Habib rated it liked it.


With each detail about his business life and the way his wife felt when they traveled to their vacation home you are hooked wanting to immerse yourself more and more into the life of Andrew Carnegie. So many advances in technology and science are accidentally stumbled on. Aug 03, Ian Raffaele rated it liked it.

‘Carnegie’ by Peter Krass

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In this compelling biography, Peter Krass reconstructs the complicated life of this titan who came to power in America’s Gilded Age. As the book progresses, however, Krass just smears his narrative onto the paper. I feel for his struggles and his roots but Carnegie truly epitomizes classism and the horrible outcomes it can produce.

Carnegie is remembered more as a giver not a maker.

varnegie AC’s boss and his boss’ boss made money out of investing ahead of the railroad, knowing where they were building.

This is a fantastic book. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. He transports the reader to Carnegie’s Pittsburgh, where hundreds of smoking furnaces belched smoke into the sky and the air was filled with acrid fumes.

Carnegie provided the money to build the libraries and the states would have to maintain them. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Everyone has a little evil capitalist in them.

Steel was one of them. This contradiction seems to confuse Krass; the bulk of Peter Krass approaches the life and career of Andrew Carnegie from the interesting and useful perspective of political economics.

As well as berating four or five U. And now my wife and Krrass are Vermont farmers to boot, with a sugar bush that glows in the low winter sun, chickens who lay regularly, a coq who never crows before 7am, honey bees who are sweet as, well, honey, and 2 German shepherds who want more than anything to shepherd darnegie chickens … He is the epitome of the meritocracy view of America that is held by so many people, yet when he was on top he did not create opportunities for others.


But the facts the book presents answer its own dilemma: If ever there were acrnegie man you loved to hate. James Taylor rated it liked it Aug 17, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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I wish it were more widely read so the terror that results from a man like Carnegie’s ambitions would be deeper understood instead of heroified without full understanding of the circumstances that led to his development and the results of his actions.

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Andrew Carnegie was famous both for being a brilliant and ruthless businessman – at one point the richest man in the world – and for being a wildly generous philanthropist, who worked diligently to give away all his riches before he died.