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The Resource Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business--and won!, by Emily Arnold McCully

Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business--and won!, by Emily Arnold McCully

Label
Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business--and won!
Title
Ida M. Tarbell
Title remainder
the woman who challenged big business--and won!
Statement of responsibility
by Emily Arnold McCully
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tarbell was the catalyst for exposing the truth behind corruption and unfair business practices. She investigated and published works about the Standard Oil Trust for McClure's Magazine that informed the world of shady business dealings and skyrocketed her into the public eye. She wrote inspiring and engaging biographies on public figures, her most notable on Abraham Lincoln. Although largely forgotten as the country forged into the 20th century, her writing of the truth lives on
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 070.92
  • B
Index
index present
Intended audience
1120
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PN4874.T23
LC item number
M33 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business--and won!, by Emily Arnold McCully
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Chapter one: the oil region -- Chapter two: Burning curiosity -- Chapter three: defining herself -- Chapter four: the birth of the octopus -- Chapter five: an education -- Chapter six: a job and a calling -- Chapter seven: Paris -- Chapter eight: edging toward home -- Chapter nine: McClure's -- Chapter ten: an imperial nation -- Chapter eleven: finding a mission -- Chapter twelve: muckrakers together -- Chapter thirteen: Siddall -- Chapter fourteen: an unhinged boss -- Chapter fifteen: the American magazine -- Chapter sixteen: materfamilias -- Chapter seventeen: the woman question -- Chapter eighteen: famous -- Chapter nineteen: business redeemed -- Chapter twenty: the final chapter
Control code
ocn816499010
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780547290928
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012039650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)816499010
Label
Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business--and won!, by Emily Arnold McCully
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Chapter one: the oil region -- Chapter two: Burning curiosity -- Chapter three: defining herself -- Chapter four: the birth of the octopus -- Chapter five: an education -- Chapter six: a job and a calling -- Chapter seven: Paris -- Chapter eight: edging toward home -- Chapter nine: McClure's -- Chapter ten: an imperial nation -- Chapter eleven: finding a mission -- Chapter twelve: muckrakers together -- Chapter thirteen: Siddall -- Chapter fourteen: an unhinged boss -- Chapter fifteen: the American magazine -- Chapter sixteen: materfamilias -- Chapter seventeen: the woman question -- Chapter eighteen: famous -- Chapter nineteen: business redeemed -- Chapter twenty: the final chapter
Control code
ocn816499010
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780547290928
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012039650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)816499010

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