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Andrew Carnegie

Business, Philanthropist (25-Nov-1835 — 11-Aug-1919)


Peter Krass. Carnegie. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 2002. 612pp.

Harold C. Livesay. Andrew Carnegie: And the Rise of Big Business. Scott, Foresman & Co.. 1975. 202pp.

David Nasaw. Andrew Carnegie. New York: Penguin. 2006. 878pp.

Les Standiford. Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Changed America. New York: Crown. 2005.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.180)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.264)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.178)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.124)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.121)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.116)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.117)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.90)

  14. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.143-45)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.102)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.144)

  17. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.72)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.87)

  19. Legends in Their Own Time (p.42)

  20. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.107)

  21. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.77)

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