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The Gospel Of Wealth Essays And Other Writings

Author : Andrew Carnegie
ISBN : 110109771X
Genre : Social Science
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Words of wisdom from American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie Focusing on Carnegie's most famous essay, "The Gospel of Wealth," this book of his writings, published here together for the first time, demonstrates the late steel magnate's beliefs on wealth, poverty, the public good, and capitalism. Carnegie's commitment to ensuring and promoting the welfare of his fellow human beings through philanthropic deeds ranged from donations to universities and museums to establishing more than 2,500 public libraries in the English-speaking world, and he gave away more than $350 million toward those efforts during his lifetime. The Gospel of Wealth is an eloquent testament to the importance of charitable giving for the public good. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Autobiography Of Andrew Carnegie And His Essay The Gospel Of Wealth

Author : Andrew Carnegie
ISBN : 9780486794907
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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One of the earliest memoirs of an American capitalist, this 1920 volume recounts an immigrant's rise from clerk to captain of industry and steel magnate. Includes Carnegie's treatise on his philanthropic views.

Rustics And Politics

Author : Leslie Dale Feldman
ISBN : 9780739171493
Genre : Political Science
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Leslie Dale Feldman’s Rustics and Politics: The Political Theory of The Beverly Hillbillies looks at the political and economic themes in the classic post-World War II television show TheBeverly Hillbillies. This book analyzes the show’s handling of social status, social mobility, work, the American dream, and the idea of earned wealth versus wealth achieved by luck.

Andrew Carnegie

Author : Scott Gillam
ISBN : 1604535210
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the life and career of Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish immigrant who made his fortune in the steel industry and used much of it for philanthropic causes.

The Gospel Of Wealth

Author : Andrew Carnegie
ISBN : 1885039026
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The Scottish-born industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835¿1919) was one of the titans of America¿s Gilded Age. He was also a prolific author, writing hundreds of letters to the editor, speeches, articles, and pamphlets, as well as seven books, including an Autobiography (published posthumously in 1920). Proud of his pen, Carnegie is today perhaps most celebrated as the author of a pair of articles first published in the North American Review in 1889, which together have come to be known as The Gospel of Wealth. Here, Carnegie boldly articulated his view of the rich as mere trustees of their wealth who should live unostentatiously, provide moderately for their families, and use their fortunes to promote the ¿general good.¿ Indeed, declared Carnegie: ¿The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced.¿

50 Prosperity Classics

Author : Tom Butler-Bowdon
ISBN : 9781857884005
Genre : Business & Economics
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A major new title from the author of the bestselling 50 Classics series which have sold over 100,000 in the English language. 50 Prosperity Classics is the first book to highlight the landmark titles in this fast-expanding field, illustrated by the phenomenal success of The Secret. It focuses on the great works on wealth, entrepreneurship, personal finance, investing, economics and philanthropy, providing guidance and encouragement to develop the millionaire mindset, become a wealth creator, make wise investment decisions and - once you've made it - give a little back. Insightful commentaries on each classic, biographical information on the authors, plus a guide to further key titles provide a unique overview of this fascinating subject The phenomenal success of The Secret has helped many people discover a field of writing that seems new but actually goes back a century. 50 Prosperity Classics covers many of the great writings on wealth and abundance - encompassing books on the psychological aspects of creating wealth; more worldly titles on the nuts and bolts of personal finance, entrepreneurship and investing, and thought-provoking economics and political economy. 50 Prosperity Classics is about making your money and making it work for you, but it does not just show readers how to get rich , it also highlights why the creation of wealth can mean the fulfillment of personal potential and peace of mind. 50 Prosperity Classics gives concise summaries of each book s main points, their origins and what each can offer the reader on the path towards a life of abundance, organized according to four elements: ATTRACT IT Master the inner game of wealth and abundance with books such as Rhonda Byrne s bestselling The Secret, Charles Fillmore s Prosperity, Napoleon Hill s The Master Key to Riches CREATE IT Learn from the secrets and strategies of wealth creators such as Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Conrad Hilton, Anita Roddick and Donald Trump MANAGE IT Discover the nuts and bolts of personal finance and investing such as Benjamin Graham s The Intelligent Investor, Suze Orman s Women and Money, Dave Ramsey s Financial Peace Revisited and Peter Lynch s One Up on Wall Street SHARE IT Understand the flow of wealth and how to give something back with inspiration from Andrew Carnegie's The Gospel of Wealth, Paul Hawken's Natural Capitalism and Lynne Twist's The Soul of Money

The Andrew Carnegie Reader

Author : Andrew Carnegie
ISBN : 0822954648
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first anthology to bring together a representative selection of Carnegie's writings which show him as a shrewd businessman, celebrated philanthropist, champion of democracy, and eternal optimist. Carnegie's first letter to the editor at the age of seventeen was the beginning of a lifelong attempt to satisfy an insatiable journalistic desire. Always voluble and candid, Carnegie was as active with his pen as with his tongue. Although most of the selections were penned for an audience now long gone, today's reader will be intrigued by the pertinence and timelessness of Carnegie's hopes for world peace, his views on labor, and his concern for better race relations in America.

Transatlantic Print Culture 1880 1940

Author : Ann L. Ardis
ISBN : 0230554261
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Building on recent work on Victorian print culture and the turn toward material historical research in modernist studies, this collection extends the frontiers of scholarship on the "Atlantic scene" of publishing, exploring new ways of grappling with the rapidly changing universe of print at the turn of the twentieth century.

Booker T Washington

Author : Raymond Smock
ISBN : UOM:39015080862124
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Interprets the life of Booker T. Washington, exploring his rise from slavery to become an influential educator and African American leader.

Work Hard And Act Right

Author : Melissa M. Bender
ISBN : UCAL:X83077
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