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Illustrated Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie By Andrew Carnegie
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This extraordinary autobiography of one of the greatest American success stories is the tale of the nation's entrepreneurial spirit itself. Carnegie peppers the book with sage business advice... More > invaluable to any businessman today. He emphasizes the importance of self-improvement, knowing your talents, being kind, and also the importance of public speaking. You will learn many important lessons through personal anecdotes of his life. Includes 30 rare Photographs< Less
The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie By Andrew Carnegie
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Of the many 'rags to riches' stories in US history, Andrew Carnegie's is one of the most fascinating. After immigrating from Scotland when he was a child, he worked his way up through a telegraph... More > company, and with sheer determination and hard work, his investments in the railroads and steel made him one of the richest man in the world. This story wouldn't be so interesting if he'd died with all of his loot: before he kicked the bucket he had given away 90% of his money. His philanthropy funded thousands of libraries, music halls and parks that were free to the public. Super-rich computer moguls today are left with this legacy, and it seems like Bill Gates and Paul Allen are following his lead. But even average business-minded folks today can read Carnegie's autobiography for such a takeaway. Here is a look into the life and mind of one of history's richest men-in both wealth and character.< Less
Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie: With Illustrations By Andrew Carnegie
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The industrialist, businessman, and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919) established a gospel of wealth that can be neither ignored nor forgotten, and set a pace in distribution that... More > succeeding millionaires have followed as a precedent. In the course of his career he became a nation-builder, a leader in thought, a writer, a speaker, the friend of workmen, schoolmen, and statesmen, the associate of both the lowly and the lofty. But these were merely interesting happenings in his life as compared with his great inspirations - his distribution of wealth, his passion for world peace, and his love for mankind. Here is his life story as told by Carnegie himself.< Less
Wealth By Andrew Carnegie
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Andrew Carnegie's essay on wealth published in the North American Review in June, 1889. This copy is a fully editable PDF in which text can be highlighted and you can add as many comments as you... More > wish.< Less
Round the World By Andrew Carnegie
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Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919) was an American entrepreneur, businessman, and industrialist of Scottish extraction, known for his role as a major philanthropist. Carnegie's was the classic... More > "rags to riches" tale, as he rose up by his bootstraps from a bobbin factory worker, a bill logger, and a messenger boy - eventually climbing his way through of the ranks of a telegraph company, where he made the leap into steel refining. When he sold the Carnegie Steel Company to J.P. Morgan for $480 million, it would become U.S. Steel. Carnegie donated most of his fortune to establish libraries, and other institutions the world over, including Carnegie Hall, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Despite having set the standard for how the mega-rich should "spend it," Carnegie did go out and enjoy himself. His book Round the World is his first hand account of a year he spent traveling abroad.< Less
The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie By Jim Lim Da Hong
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"The Gospel of Wealth", is an essay written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889 that described the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich.
The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie By Jim Lim Da Hong
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"The Gospel of Wealth", is an essay written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889 that described the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich.
Rags to Riches Series: Andrew Carnegie By College Guide World
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Andrew Carnegie earned most of his fortune in the steel industry. In the 1870s, he founded the Carnegie Steel Company, a step which cemented his name as one of the "Captains of Industry".... More > By the 1890s, the company was the largest and most profitable industrial enterprise in the world. Carnegie sold it in 1901 for $480 million to J.P. Morgan, who created U.S. Steel. Carnegie devoted the remainder of his life to large-scale philanthropy, with special emphasis on local libraries, world peace, education and scientific research. His life has often been referred to as a true "rags to riches" story.< Less
Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Study Guide consists of approx. 52 pages of summaries and analysis on Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business by Harold C. Livesay.
Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White : Volume II (Illustrated) By Andrew Dickson White
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“At the close of my undergraduate life at Yale I went abroad for nearly three years, and fortunately had, for a time, one of the best of companions, my college mate, Gilman, later president of... More > Johns Hopkins University, and now of the Carnegie Institution, who was then, as he has been ever since, a source of good inspirations to me,— especially in the formation of my ideas regarding education. During the few weeks I then passed in England I saw much which broadened my views in various ways. History was made alive to me by rapid studies of persons and places while traveling, and especially was this the case during a short visit to Oxford, where I received some strong impressions, which will be referred to in another chapter. Dining at Christ Church with Osborne Gordon, an eminent tutor of that period, I was especially interested in his accounts of John Ruskin, who had been his pupil.”< Less