Charles R. Morris

Charles R. Morris (born 1940) is a lawyer, former banker, and author. He has written thirteen books, and is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles TimesThe Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic Monthly.

The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy

As the nineteenth century came to a close, it became increasingly clear—much to the chagrin of Great Britain—that the young United States of America had become the most powerful country in the world. For a country that had torn itself apart in a bloody civil war, the strides it made in just 30 years were remarkable. Historian Charles R. Morris elucidates the key characters and cultural ambience that brought a nation to unprecedented heights.

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