Foreword by David Grubin. Introduction. St. Godric: God and Profit. Cosimo de' Medici: Putting Money to Work. Philip II: Wealth without Wisdom. Tulipmania: Sharing the Greed. James Watt and Matthew Boulton: Turning Evolution into Revolution. The Transcontinental Railroad: Rouges and Visionaries. J. Pierpont Morgan: The American Colossus. John D. Rockefeller: Organizing the Octopus. Henry Ford: Building Cars and the Markets for Them. Robert Woodruff: The Brand's the Thing. Time Warner: Turning Opposite Cultures to Common Advantage. Bill Gates and Cyberspace: The Dematerialized Future. Acknowledgments. Source Notes. Photo Credits. Index.
HOWARD MEANS is a former senior editor at Washingtonian magazine and an award-winning writer; he is the author/coauthor of several books, including The 500 Year Delta; The Visionary's Handbook; Colin Powell: A Biography; The Banana Sculptor, the Purple Lady, and the All-Night Swimmer; and the novel C.S.A. DAVID GRUBIN is a producer, director, writer, and cinematographer who has won eight Emmy awards and three prizes from the Writer's Guild.