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Life And Achievements Of Jay Gould

The Wizard Of Wall Street

by Henry Davenport Northrop

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10514475M
    ISBN 100548112835
    ISBN 109780548112830
    OCLC/WorldCa172978604

    This book is a set of reflections on the many areas of Gould's intellectual life by the people who knew and understood him best: former students and prominent close collaborators. Mostly a critical assessment of his legacy, the chapters are not technical contributions but rather offer a combination of intellectual bibliography, personal memoir.   Stephen Jay Gould, In Memoriam David Berlinski Intelligent Design. For more information about David Berlinski – his new books, video clips from interviews, and upcoming events – please visit his website at . Stephen Jay Gould was the most important paleontologist of his generation, the impact of his life best .

    Source: Life of Jay Gould Fisk and Gould also brought market pressure to bear. By one account, in order to increase traffic on the Erie, they sought to drive up the price of gold. Jay Gould ( - December 2, ) A year prior to Gould's gold conspiracy he was elected president of the Erie Railroad, again through shrewd maneuvering with the help of Fisk. During the 19th century the Erie was one of the most powerful eastern railroads dating all of the way back to , just five years after the Baltimore & Ohio.

    Reviews. of books by Stephen J. Gould STEPHEN J. GOULD () was Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Professor of Geology, and Curator in Invertebrate Paleontology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. His research includes invertebrate paleontology, growth and form in land snails, and the structure of evolutionary theory and . JAY GOULD AS AN AUTHOR. Though it is generally known that Jay Gould, who died on the 2d inst., was the author of a history of Delaware County, N.Y., it is not so widely known that one reason for its scarcity was the desire of Mr. Gould to suppress it by buying up every copy he could reach and that money could buy.


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In closing, two things are clear after reading "The Life and Legend of Jay Gould": 1) Jay Gould was a giant of American business, easily on par with Rockefeller and Carnegie; and 2) the definitive one-volume biography of his amazing life has yet to be written.

Read more. 32 people found this by: Jay Gould was a famous American railroad developer. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.

Stephen Jay Gould was a famous paleontologist widely recognized for his contributions to evolutionary theory and history of science. A prolific writer, he had authored over 20 best selling books and written essays for his monthly column, ‘This View of. In closing, two things are clear after reading "The Life and Legend of Jay Gould": 1) Jay Gould was a giant of American business, easily on par with Rockefeller and Carnegie; and 2) the definitive one-volume biography of his amazing life has yet to be written.

Read more. 32 people found this helpful/5(13). Jay Gould (born Jason Gould; –December 2, ) was a businessman who came to personify the robber baron in the late 19th century. Over the course of his career, Gould made and lost several fortunes as a railroad executive, financier, and speculator.

Life and Achievements of Jay Gould, the Wizard of Wall Street: Being a Complete and Graphic Account of the Greatest Financier of Modern Times Henry Davenport Northrop National Publishing Company, - Capitalists and financiers - pages.

Early life Stephen Jay Gould was born on Septemin New York City, the son of Leonard and Eleanor (Rosenberg) Gould. His father was a court reporter and part-time, unpaid naturalist (student of nature). Jay Gould, original name Jason Gould, (bornRoxbury, New York, U.S.—died December 2,New York, New York), American railroad executive, financier, and speculator, an important railroad developer who was one of the most unscrupulous “robber barons” of 19th-century American capitalism.

Gould was educated in local schools and first worked as a. Stephen Jay Gould (/ ɡ uː l d /; Septem – ) was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of was also one of the most influential and widely read authors of popular science of his generation.

Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the American Museum of Natural History Doctoral advisor: R. Batten, J. Imbrie, Norman D. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Notes: A scarce title about the life of a Wall Street Legend. A Complete and Graphic Account of the Greatest Financier of Modern Times. Early life and education. Gould was born in Roxbury, New York, to Mary More (–) and John Burr Gould (–).His maternal grandfather Alexander T.

More was a businessman, and his great-grandfather John More was a Scottish immigrant who founded the town of Moresville, New studied at the Hobart Academy in Hobart, New York. As a young Born: Jason Gould,Roxbury, New York.

Jay Gould was not a Saint, but he was not Well-researched and well-written, the author points out that media bias did not begin in the late 20th century and was alive and well in the 19th century. The "Legend" of Jay Gould largely grew out of newspaper /5.

Stephen Jay Gould has books on Goodreads with ratings. Stephen Jay Gould’s most popular book is Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Natu. Stephen Jay Gould: I wrote this book, A Wonderful Life, which was published inon the history of this most important fossil deposit.

I haven’t done personal research on it, but I think I got a perspective on what it taught us about the history of life that came from my paleoanthropological studies. The life and legend of Jay Gould User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This revisionist biography seeks to remove the mantle of notoriety surrounding railroad magnate Jay Gould. Based upon previously unknown personal papers, Klein's research supports his contention that Read full review3/5(1).

Life and achievements of Jay Gould, the wizard of Wall Street [microform]: being a complete and graphic account of the greatest financier of modern times ; his early life and struggles; bold ventures and brilliant successes; wonderful career as a speculator and railroad king; vast operations in Wall Street; his immense fortune accumulated in a few years: a Pages: Early life Jayson Gould was born in Roxbury, New York, onthe son of John Gould and Mary More.

His father was a farmer and a storekeeper, and Jay, as a small boy, grew up on a farm. He realized at a young age, however, that farm work was not to his liking. Book Review for Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould W.

Norton & Company, Prepared by the staff of Jupiter Scientific. n Jay Gould, a Professor of Geology at Harvard University, a Curator of invertebrate paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, a public figure and spokesperson, and an author of many popular science books, has in a.

Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life. by Stephen Jay Gould. Library of Contemporary Thought, Ballantine Publishing Group, New York, pages, hardcover. Review by Jim Walker. This book extends an idea from Chapter 14 of Gould's last book, "Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms.

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