9780393049350

Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller

ISBN 10: 0393049353 / 0-393-04935-3
ISBN 13: 9780393049350
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Hardcover
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An account set against a backdrop of the Progressive Era traces the efforts of muckraking woman reporter Ida Tarbell to challenge the business practices of the monopolistic Standard Oil company, a campaign that led to a landmark 1911 Supreme Court antitrust decision. 13,000 first printing.

Review:
"...Tarbell emerges as a remarkably intelligent, diligent and principled woman with a great independence of spirit."

Kirkus Reviews, 12/15/2007

Review:
"Steven Weinberg shows himself to be Tarbell's journalistic descendant, with a well-written and compelling story."

Ken Murray, Brooklyn Rail, April 2008

 

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Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller (ISBN: 0393049353 / 0-393-04935-3)
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Book Description: WW Norton Co, United States, 2008. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 244 x 168 mm. Brand New Book. This is the story of how a female journalist brought down the world s greatest tycoon and broke up the Standard Oil monopoly.Before the rise of mega-corporations like Microsoft, Standard Oil controlled the oil industry. Undaunted by the ruthless power of its owner, John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), a fearless and ambitious reporter, Ida Tarbell (1857-1944), confronted the company known as The Trust . Through her fact gathering and devastating prose, Tarbell, a reporter at McClure s Magazine , pioneered the practice of investigative journalism. Her discoveries about Standard Oil and Rockefeller led to a dramatic confrontation that culminated in the landmark 1911 Supreme Court antitrust decision which altered the landscape of American industry forever. Based on extensive research, Taking on the Trust is a dramatic history of the Progressive Era with powerful resonance for the first decades of the twenty-first century. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780393049350

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Book Description: WW Norton Co, United States, 2008. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 244 x 168 mm. Brand New Book. This is the story of how a female journalist brought down the world s greatest tycoon and broke up the Standard Oil monopoly.Before the rise of mega-corporations like Microsoft, Standard Oil controlled the oil industry. Undaunted by the ruthless power of its owner, John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), a fearless and ambitious reporter, Ida Tarbell (1857-1944), confronted the company known as The Trust . Through her fact gathering and devastating prose, Tarbell, a reporter at McClure s Magazine , pioneered the practice of investigative journalism. Her discoveries about Standard Oil and Rockefeller led to a dramatic confrontation that culminated in the landmark 1911 Supreme Court antitrust decision which altered the landscape of American industry forever. Based on extensive research, Taking on the Trust is a dramatic history of the Progressive Era with powerful resonance for the first decades of the twenty-first century. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780393049350

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