New York, N.Y. Houndmills, England: Palgrave / Macmillan, 2006. B&W photos. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. INSCRIBED by the Author on the front free endpaper, tall 8vo, ivory cloth with gold lettering on spine, archival polyester-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped), illustrated with four pages of B&W photos; x, [xi-xiv] photos + 270 pages +  About the Author. Very Fine / Fine. Item #7335
John F. Wasik (born 1957) is the author of 18 books, an editorial consultant, and an award-winning multimedia communicator. He has written thousands of articles for Bloomberg, The Financial Times, Forbes, The New York Times, Inc., and The Wall Street Journal. He focuses on business, investing, innovation, entrepreneurship, retirement and investor protection.
The Merchant of Power tells about Chicago businessman, magnate, and investor Samuel Insull's life (1859 – 1938) and his business affairs with special emphasis on his relationship to Thomas Edison. The latter led to the integrated electrical infrastructure throughout the United States. Insull also created holding companies that purchased utilities and railroads.
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