Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the American Dollar
H.W. Brands recounts the century-long battle for the lifeblood of American commerce and power, focusing on five men whose lives and actions indelibly affected the course of American financial history. J. P. Morgan, the greatest Money Man of all, held such power that the U.S. government turned to him to rescue the nation's liquidity at a moment of crisis.
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