ENTERPRISE DENIED: Origins of the Decline of American Railroads, 1897-1917. Albro MARTIN.

ENTERPRISE DENIED: Origins of the Decline of American Railroads, 1897-1917

New York: Columbia University Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Gray cloth in illustrated dust jacket. Near fine in good DJ. Small tears to jacket with penciled notes to rear. Bright and clean throughout. 402pp. Near fine / good. Item #21570
ISBN: 023103508x

Text on the decline of the railroad industry after the Gilded Age, asserting that Progressive-Era regulatory reforms "added up to a policy of transferring to confused, timid, and inept government bodies the power to decide what the railroads could charge for their service," etc. Railroadiana.

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