The Resource The death of the banker : the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor, (eaudio)

The death of the banker : the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor, (eaudio)

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The death of the banker : the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor
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The death of the banker
Title remainder
the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor
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Language
eng
Summary
With the same breadth of vision and narrative elan he brought to his monumental biographies of the great financiers, Ron Chernow examines the forces that made dynasties like the Morgans, the Warburgs, and the Rothschilds the financial arbiters of the early twentieth century and then rendered them virtually obsolete by the century's end. As he traces the shifting balance of power among investors, borrowers, and bankers, Chernow evokes both the grand theater of capital and the personal dramas of its most fascinating protagonists. Here is Siegmund Warburg, who dropped a client in the heat of a takeover deal because the man wore monogrammed shirt cuffs, as well as the imperious J. P. Morgan, who, when faced with a federal antitrust suit, admonished Theodore Roosevelt to "send your man to my man and they can fix it up." And here are the men who usurped their power, from the go-getters of the 1920s to the masters of the universe of the 1980s. Glittering with perception and anecdote, The Death of the Banker is at once a panorama of twentieth-century finance and a guide to the new era of giant mutual funds on Wall Street
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Chernow, Ron
Dewey number
332.1/0973
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Michael Kramer
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  • Kramer, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morgan, J. Pierpont
  • Warburg family
  • Banks and banking
  • Trust companies
  • Finance, Personal
  • Bankers
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adult
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The death of the banker : the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 38 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781681686349
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11875817
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11875817
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MWT11875817
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The death of the banker : the decline and fall of the great financial dynasties and the triumph of the small investor, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 38 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681686349
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11875817
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11875817
System control number
MWT11875817
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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