Monopolies and the People

Monopolies and the People

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"[...]of the refiners of crude petroleum in the States of Pennsylvania and Ohio in the year 1869. The original combination grew out of the control of certain important patents connected with the process of refining. It pursued its course for a number of years without attracting much attention outside of the centre of its operations; but of late years so much has been published in regard to it that the very word "Standard" has come to be almost a synonym for monopoly. It is probable that certain branches of the iron and steel trade were the next to be combined by means of a trust, but as these were arrangements between private firms, not much information as to the time of their origin has reached the public. The second great trust to attract general public attention was the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.14mm | 294.83g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507711557
  • 9781507711552