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List of FiguresList of TablesPrefaceCh. 1Introduction3Ch. 2A Quantitative Test of Efficiency Theory21Ch. 3The Corporation as Public and Private Enterprise41Ch. 4Railroads: The Corporation's Institutional Wellspring78Ch. 5Auxiliary Institutions: The Stock Market, Investment Banking, and Brokers115Ch. 6Statutory Corporate Law, 1880-1913144Ch. 7Prelude to a Revolution176Ch. 8American Industry Incorporates221Ch. 9Conclusion: A Political Sociology of the Large Corporation259Notes287References301Index319