Commodore: The Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

Renehan, Edward J., Jr.

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Éditeur
Basic Books
Pages
400
Parution
mai 2009
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
235 × 156 × 20 cm
EAN
9780465002566
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Cornelius Vanderbilt made his initial fortune building ferry cargo routes for sailing vessels. Then he moved into steamboats and railroads. With the New York Central, Vanderbilt established the nation's first major integrated rail system, linking New York with Boston, Montreal, Chicago and St Louis. This biography narrates the life of Vanderbilt.
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