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Prophets of Regulation

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PAPERBACK

$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674716087

Publication Date: 10/15/1986

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones, 1 line illustration

Belknap Press

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“There is properly no history, only biography,” Emerson remarked, and in this ingenious book Thomas McCraw unfolds the history of four powerful men: Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, James M. Landis, and Alfred E. Kahn. The absorbing stories he tells make this a book that will appeal across a wide spectrum of academic disciplines and to all readers interested in history, biography, and Americana.

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