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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
An American Four-in-Hand in Britain By Andrew Carnegie
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Andrew Carnegie (/kɑːrˈneɪɡi/... More > kar-NAY-gee, but commonly /ˈkɑːrnᵻɡi/ KAR-nə-gee or /kɑːrˈnɛɡi/ kar-NEG-ee; November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He built a leadership role as a philanthropist for the United States and the British Empire. During the last 18 years of his life, he gave away to charities, foundations, and universities about $350 million (in 2015 share of GDP, $78.6 billion) – almost 90 percent of his fortune. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnegie< 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
James Watt By Andrew Carnegie
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James Watt FRS FRSE (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist whose Watt steam engine, an improvement of the Newcomen... More > steam engine, was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.While working as an instrument maker at the University of Glasgow, Watt became interested in the technology of steam engines. He realised that contemporary engine designs wasted a great deal of energy by repeatedly cooling and reheating the cylinder. Watt introduced a design enhancement, the separate condenser, which avoided this waste of energy and radically improved the power, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of steam engines. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Watt Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< 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