The Resource The gospel of wealth : and other timely essays, (electronic resource)

The gospel of wealth : and other timely essays, (electronic resource)

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The gospel of wealth : and other timely essays
Title
The gospel of wealth
Title remainder
and other timely essays
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Language
eng
Summary
Renowned steel magnate and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, immigrated to America from Scotland as a boy in 1848, and at the age of thirteen began his first job as a bobbin boy, earning $1.20 a week. By the 1870s, the successful entrepreneur had founded the Carnegie Steel Company, later U.S. Steel, which would eventually establish Carnegie as the second wealthiest man in history, after John D. Rockefeller. He published "The Gospel of Wealth" in 1889 to share his firm belief in the duty of the self-made rich man to distribute his wealth in a socially benevolent and personally rewarding manner. A practitioner of what he preached, Carnegie devoted the latter part of his life to large-scale philanthropy, establishing schools, universities and nearly 3,000 libraries throughout the United States, United Kingdom, and other countries. These essays embody the altruistic principles of a man who fondly used to say, "The man who dies rich dies disgraced."
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Midwest
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1835-1919
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Carnegie, Andrew
Dewey number
304
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Charity
  • Wealth
  • Democracy
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Working class
  • Labor movement
  • Labor
  • Eight-hour movement
  • Trusts, Industrial
  • Victoria
  • Imperialism
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adult
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The gospel of wealth : and other timely essays, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907245
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420939811
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907245
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907245
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The gospel of wealth : and other timely essays, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420939811
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907245
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907245
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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