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Burton Folsom

Burton Folsom
Burton W. Folsom, Jr. holds the Charles F. Kline chair in history and management at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Indiana University in 1970, his M.A. from the University of Nebraska in 1973, and his doctorate in history from the University of Pittsburgh in 1976. Since 1988 he has edited Continuity: a Journal of History. Prof. Folsom is the author of several books, including The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America and New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America.
The Robber Barons
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