The Resource The richest man who ever lived : the life and times of Jacob Fugger, Greg Steinmetz, (eaudio)

The richest man who ever lived : the life and times of Jacob Fugger, Greg Steinmetz, (eaudio)

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The richest man who ever lived : the life and times of Jacob Fugger
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The richest man who ever lived
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the life and times of Jacob Fugger
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Greg Steinmetz
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eng
Summary
Jacob Fugger lived in Germany at the turn of the sixteenth century, the grandson of a peasant. By the time he died, his fortune amounted to nearly two percent of European GDP. Not even John D. Rockefeller had that kind of wealth.Most people become rich by spotting opportunities, pioneering new technologies, or besting opponents in negotiations. Fugger did all that, but he had an extra quality that allowed him to rise even higher: nerve. In an era when kings had unlimited power, Fugger had the nerve to stare down heads of state and ask them to pay back their loans-with interest. It was this coolness and self-assurance, along with his inexhaustible ambition, that made him not only the richest man ever but a force of history as well. Fugger helped trigger the Reformation and likely funded Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe.The ultimate untold story, The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is more than a tale about the richest and most influential businessman of all time. It is a story about palace intrigue, knights in battle, family tragedy and triumph, and a violent clash between the 1 percent and everybody else
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Steinmetz, Greg
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Performed by Greg Steinmetz
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  • Dietz, Norman
  • hoopla digital
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  • Fugger, Jakob
  • Bankers
  • Moneylenders
  • Businessmen
  • Germany
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adult
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The richest man who ever lived : the life and times of Jacob Fugger, Greg Steinmetz, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 32 min.))
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781494599379
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11492960
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11492960
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The richest man who ever lived : the life and times of Jacob Fugger, Greg Steinmetz, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 32 min.))
File format
unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494599379
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11492960
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11492960
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MWT11492960
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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