Download PDF by Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.: Benevolent Barons: American Worker-Centered Industrialists,

By Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.

ISBN-10: 0786494948

ISBN-13: 9780786494941

American company has constantly had deep roots in group. For over a century, the rustic seemed to philanthropic industrialists to finance hospitals, parks, libraries, civic courses, group welfare and catastrophe relief. Worker-centered capitalists observed the place of work as an extension of the neighborhood and poured hundreds of thousands into faculties, task education and grownup schooling. usually criticized as welfare capitalism, the program was once precise within the world.
Lesser identified capitalists like Peter Cooper and George Westinghouse led the move within the mid– to overdue 1800s. Westinghouse, specifically, inquisitive about stable wages and advantages. Robber barons like George Pullman and Andrew Carnegie could later reach corrupting the better merits of worker-centered capitalism. this can be the tale of these comprehensive americans who sought to stability the buildup of wealth with communal responsibility.

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