Age of Betrayal by Jack Beatty

By Jack Beatty

Age of Betrayal is an excellent reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, whilst war-born desires of freedom and democracy died in their impossibility. concentrating on the alliance among executive and railroads cast via bribes and crusade contributions, Jack Beatty info the corruption of yank political tradition that, within the phrases of Rutherford B. Hayes, reworked “a govt of the folks, by means of the folk, and for the folk” into “a govt via the firms, of the companies, and for the corporations.” A passionate, gripping, scandalous and sorrowing heritage of the triumph of wealth over commonwealth.

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