Table of Contents for First Tycoon : The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt


List of Illustrations xi
List of Maps xv
Part One CAPTAIN 1794-1847
1 The Islander
3
2 The Duelist
36
3 A 'Dicky God
64
4 Nemesis
92
5 Sole Control
119
6 Man of Honor
136
Part Two COMMODORE 1848-1860
7 Prometheus
163
8 Star oftbe West
194
9 North Star
223
10 Ariel
253
11 Vanderbilt
277
12 Champion
298
Part Three RING 1862-1877
13 War
335
14 The Origins of Empire
365
15 The Power to Punish
402
16 Among Friends
438
17 Consolidations
474
18 Dynasty
518
Epilogue 563
Acknowledgments 573
Bibliographical Essay 579
Notes 589
Primary Source Bibliography 691
Index 703