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The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt / T.J. Stiles.

Authors: Stiles, T. J.
Call number: B Vanderbilt, Cornelius STI
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.
Millionaires -- United States -- Biography.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Steamboats -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Core Collection (IndyPL)
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1794-1877.
Title: The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt / T.J. Stiles.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xii, 719 p., [36] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877.
Summary note: A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780375415425 (alk. paper)
0375415424 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2008047879
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1186543
Bib No.: 1186543

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