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Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

March 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St
Boston, 02116 United States

Are you a history lover? Join historian NOAM MAGGOR at the Boston Public Library. Maggor’s book Gilded Age, Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America's First Gilded Age explores how the moneyed elite in Boston―the quintessential East Coast establishment―leveraged their wealth to forge transcontinental networks of commodities, labor, and transportation. The Civil War came

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