During the Gilded Age, the primary villains were men like Carnegie and Rockefeller, McKinley, and Hanna.
But the irony of this Gilded Age is that the reigns of imperial CEOs can be quite short.
Pampered housewives thought their Gilded Age would last forever.
CEOs had entered the Gilded Age of Davos trips, talk-show appearances, book deals and even their own TV shows.
Cohan's House of Cards: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the End of the Second Gilded Age, will be published by Doubleday in 2009.
There was another co-worker on The Gilded Age before the book was finally completed.
The conditions they left are vividly described in the first eleven chapters of The Gilded Age.
After all, it is uncertain whether the reign of Solomon was a golden or only a Gilded Age.
He was five at the time; his eyes had opened on such a scene as we find in the early pages of "The Gilded Age."
Was it not one that exposed him, in a peculiar sense, to the contagion of the Gilded Age?
in the US, a period c 1870 to 1898 (or World War I), which was marked by the growth of industry and wealth which supported materialism and political corruption
coined by Mark Twain
in reference to an era in U.S. history, from the novel "The Gilded Age" by Mark Twain and C.D. Warner, published 1873.