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Despite setbacks due to overcapitalization, the railroad fostered the demand for iron, steel, lumber, and other products, created thousands of jobs, provided a corporate model, supported the communication system of the telegraph, and supplied the transportation infrastructure of the burgeoning nation. Instead, Klein has delivered a book that succeeds in summarizing and organizing in coherent fashion the often bewildering array of business developments and ensuing organizational consequences that occurred in this integral period of American history.
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