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Antitrust : taking on monopoly power from the gilded age to the digital age / Amy Klobuchar.

Klobuchar, Amy, (author.).

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Dover Area Community Library Adults 343.73 KLO Nonfiction (Text) 34217000844159 Adult Area New On Holds Shelf -
Martin Library Adults 343.73 KLO Job Career (Text) 33454005803234 Atrium Checked Out 07/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0525654895
  • ISBN: 9780525654896
  • Physical Description: 607 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Borzoi Book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-566) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Monopoly -- it's not just a game : the roots of America's anti-monopolist movement -- Don't trust the trusts : James J. Hill, the Gilded Age, and the labor movement -- A heartland rebellion : the grangers, a political prairie fire, and a republican authors the Sherman Act -- Teddy Roosevelt and the antitrust enforcers : the trustbusters take over the white house -- The last 100 years : a century of antitrust action (and inaction) in the courts and Congress -- We the people : why antitrust matters for our democracy and our economy -- The modern-day antitrust challenges: corporate consolidation, congressional inertia, and the conservative courts -- The path forward : the solutions to America's monopoly problem.
Summary, etc.:
"An exploration of antitrust laws and their enforcement, and of the importance of antitrust for the American people"-- Provided by publisher.
Monopolies can hurt consumers and cause marketplace stagnation. Klobuchar argues for swift, sweeping reform in economic, legislative, social welfare, and human rights policies, and describes plans, ideas, and legislative proposals designed to strengthen antitrust laws and antitrust enforcement. She examines the historic and current fights against monopolies in America, beginning with the Gilded Age when builders of fortunes and rapacious robber barons were reaping vast fortunes as industrialization swept across the American landscape. She provides a fascinating exploration of antitrust in America-- and offers a way forward to protect all Americans from the dangers of curtailed competition, vast information gathering, and monopolies. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Antitrust law > United States.
Antitrust law > United States > History.
Competition, Unfair > United States > History.
Restraint of trade > United States > History.
United States. Sherman Act.
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