By Joseph J. Dunn
After 100 Years reveals the irreplaceable position of commercial and company leaders in dramatically elevating America's lifestyle in the course of the 20th century. In 1900, one baby in ten died ahead of age one, 40 percentage of households lived in poverty and demise via 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 school, and existence expectancy was once 47.3 years. How did the USA circulate ahead? The emergence of the world's greatest center type and development of civil associations together with hospitals and universities, are traced along the country's financial development and setbacks. brilliant tales of what occurred to the large fortunes of robber barons and business tycoons upload to the ways that this booklet shatters a few commonly held stereotypes. severe hyperlinks among incentive and innovation develop into transparent within the decades-long darkish Age of yankee Innovation that grew to become the economic heartland into the "Rust Belt."
This is well-researched heritage, drawn from company files, presidential letters and congressional studies, the wills and property plans of the wealthiest and tales of these in want and people who served them. After 100 Years fills the big gaps that exist in such a lot histories of America's 20th century and sheds vital gentle on latest quest for innovation, task development, and renewed prosperity.
"...an stress-free epic."--LegatusMagazine
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