Logo

God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

Large book cover: God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times
by

Publisher: Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B000WU4720
Number of pages: 550

Description:
The classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller. In this highly sympathetic portrayal, Flynn shows how Rockefeller employed the tools of capitalism to become enormously rich in the service of others, and how this unleashed the most unexpected backlash from anti-capitalists of all sorts, culminating in the breakup of Standard Oil. He saw that this was done at the behest of Rockefeller's competition, and not in the public interest. It was the first and probably still the best biography of an American original.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(33MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Darkest PeruDarkest Peru
by - Smashwords
A struggling actor embarks on an unwise adventure into the Peruvian wilderness. His need to escape 'real life' sees him negotiating the towering Andes and sprawling Amazon basin, fending for himself in a land growing more dangerous by the minute.
(1165 views)
Book cover: Men of WealthMen of Wealth
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute
First-class business history, the story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Jacob Fugger, John Law, Nathan Rothschild, Thomas Gresham, Robert Owen, Cornelius Vanderbilt, J.P. Morgan and J.D. Rockefeller.
(11873 views)
Book cover: MichelangeloMichelangelo
by - Duffield & Company
The life of Michelangelo offers a striking example of the influence that a great man can have on his time. Michelangelo burst like a thunder-storm into the heavy, overcharged sky of Florence. He captured painting, sculpture, architecture and poetry.
(8446 views)
Book cover: Dictionary of World BiographyDictionary of World Biography
by - ANU Press
Mahatma Ghandi to Madonna, Jesus Christ to Jimmy Carter from a Non-American and Non-European veiwpoint. Jones is an Australian politician, writer and lawyer, educated at Melbourne University, the first to raise public awareness of global warming ...
(2422 views)