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Looks at the role of four powerful giants of industry--Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan--in creating the modern American economy, tracing their rise to wealth and power in the years following the Civil War, their individual approaches to business, their competition, and their fostering of the growth of the middle class. Reprint.

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9780805075991 | Times Books, September 15, 2005, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Looks at the role of four giants of industry in creating the modern American economy, tracing their rise to wealth and power in the years following the Civil War, their individual approaches to business, and their fostering of the growth of the middle class.

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9780805081343 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 3, 2006), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Looks at the role of four powerful giants of industry--Andrew Carnegie, John D.

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A tour of the heart surgery center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital shares dramatic accounts of heart transplants, the brutal daily regimen faced by trainees and surgeons, and the process through which doctors evaluate themselves, their colleagues, and new technologies. 15,000 first printing.

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9780393065626, titled "The Surgeons: Life and Death in a Top Heart Center" | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 30, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A tour of the heart surgery center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital shares dramatic accounts of heart transplants, the brutal daily regimen faced by trainees and surgeons, and the process through which doctors evaluate themselves, their colleagues, and new technologies.

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Product Description: Throughout most of the past century, America, uniquely among industrial countries, assumed that private businesses would take primary responsibility for providing retirement security and health insurance to working-age people and their families—an arrangement that became known as American "welfare capitalism...read more

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9780870785016 | Century Foundation, February 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Throughout most of the past century, America, uniquely among industrial countries, assumed that private businesses would take primary responsibility for providing retirement security and health insurance to working-age people and their families—an arrangement that became known as American "welfare capitalism.

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Product Description: The 1960s was arguably the most important decade for drag racing. It had exciting cars, thrilling races, and most importantly, factory participation. Among the best high-performance cars and engines were those coming from Dearborn, Michigan...read more

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9781932494075 | Cartech Inc, October 30, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The 1960s was arguably the most important decade for drag racing.

Provides a lucid, incisive explanation of why financial markets exhibit continual cycles of innovation and crisis, discussing such diverse topics as globalization, junk bonds, and international investment opportunities and risks. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780812931730, titled "Money, Greed, and Risk: Why Financial Crises and Crashes Happen" | 1 edition (Times Books, August 1, 1999), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Discusses financial cycles, the influence of the American financial system, the causes of the current economic situation, globalization, and financial geniuses
9780471626015 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | also contains Pre-crime: Pre-emption, Precaution and the Future | About this edition: The world seems awash in financial crises.

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A one-volume history of the American Catholic Church, acclaimed by The Boston Globe as one of the best books on the subject, traces its most memorable personalities, its relationship with secular America, and its ongoing controversies. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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9780812920499 | Times Books, June 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Examines the history of the American Catholic Church and its influence in national life, and discusses its attitudes toward the role of women, abortion, sexuality, politics, education, and other issues

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9780679742210 | Vintage Books, November 1, 1998, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Examines the history of the American Catholic Church and its influence in national life, and discusses its attitudes toward the role of women, politics, and other issues

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A history of America's most powerful lobby discusses the origins and development of the American Association of Retired Persons, its early shady dealings, and how it transformed itself into an effective, responsible organization. 30,000 first printing. Tour.

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9780812927535 | 1 edition (Times Books, July 1, 1996), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Discusses the origins and development of the American Association of Retired Persons, its early shady dealings, and how it transformed itself into an effective, responsible organization

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A behind-the-scenes account of why IBM fell behind while other computer companies flourished describes the company's descent and lays out the terms by which computer firms will live and die in the post-IBM world. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780812923001 | Reprint edition (Times Books, January 1, 1994), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A behind-the-scenes account of why IBM fell behind while other computer companies flourished lays out the terms by which computer firms will do business in the future

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An analysis of America's place in the computer industry presents the optimistic theory that small, maverick computer companies have been picking up the slack for such companies as IBM and have been keeping America in the game. 15,000 first printing.

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9780812921564 | Times Books, February 1, 1993, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Argues that IBM is in serious difficulties, but that other small American companies can retain America's competitive leadership in the computer industry

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A leading financial consultant dismisses talk of U.S. deficits and Japanese piracy, arguing that the U.S. is heading for a profitable economic boom

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9780553058987 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, May 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A leading financial consultant brushes away talk of U.

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9780553353112 | Reprint edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, January 1, 1991), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A leading financial consultant dismisses talk of U.

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9780708922293 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, July 1, 1990), cover price $32.50
9780727816665 | Severn House Pub Ltd, January 1, 1989, cover price $17.95

Examines the history of U.S.-Soviet relations in terms of the arms race and assesses current nuclear policy

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9780881844740 | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, April 1, 1989), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Examines the history of U.

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Examines the history of U.S.--Soviet relations in terms of the arms race and accesses current nuclear policy.

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9780060390822 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1988, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Examines the history of U.

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Chronicles the turbulent events of two decades and demonstrates how economic and demographic forces contributed to the upheavals of the era

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9780060390235, titled "Time of Passion: America, 1960-1980" | 1 edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 1984), cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Chronicles the turbulent events of two decades and demonstrates how economic and demographic forces contributed to the upheavals of the era

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9780140086430 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1986, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the turbulent events of two decades and demonstrates how economic and demographic forces contributed to the upheavals of the era

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Examines public policymaking in New York during and after the zenith of the great liberal experiment, from Robert Wagner's third term through John Lindsay and Abraham Beame to Edward Koch and the return of fiscal conservatism

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9780070432802 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill, September 1, 1981), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Examines public policymaking in New York during and after the zenith of the great liberal experiment, from Robert Wagner's third term through John Lindsay and Abraham Beame to Edward Koch and the return of fiscal conservatism

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