|Author||: Noam Maggor|
|Publisher||: Harvard University Press|
|Total Pages||: 299|
|ISBN 10||: 9780674971462|
|ISBN 13||: 0674971469|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Noam Maggor shows how the moneyed elite in Gilded Age Boston leveraged their wealth to forge transcontinental networks of commodities, labor, and transportation. With the decline of cotton-based textile manufacturing, these gentleman bankers found new business opportunities in the mines, railroads, and industries of the Great West.