Age of Betrayal: The Triumph of Money in America, 1865-1900
Publish date: April 10th 2007
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
A financial history of the United States from 1865-1900. Beatty covers diverse subjects as large-scale strikes in the steel, railroad, and meatpacking industries; poll taxes, controversies over the composition of our currency (silver-backed vs. gold-backed vs. bimetallic vs. pure fiat), rise of lar...