Andrew Carnegie: The Self-Made Ideal

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Andrew Carnegie: The Self-Made Ideal

2015
30 mins

This lecture examines the notion of the "self-made man" as it pervaded Gilded Age America. Investigate why this idea took on unprecedented popularity in the 19th century, how it was strongly promoted by figures from...

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Edward O'Donnell Ph.D.