A life of Napoleon Bonaparte; with a sketch of Josephine, empress of the French. Illustrated from the collection of Napoleon engravings made by the late Hon. G. G. Hubbard, and now owned by the Congressional library, Washington, D.C., supplemented by pi
Ida Minerva Tarbell
Ida Minerva Tarbell was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in modern times as "investigative journalism". She wrote many notable magazine series and biographies. She is best-known for her 1904 book The History of the Standard Oil Company, which was listed as No. 5 in a 1999 list by the New York Times of the top 100 works of 20th-century American journalism. She became the first person to take on Standard Oil. She began her work on The Standard after her editors at McClure's Magazine called for a story on one of the trusts.
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