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Dynasties

fortunes and misfortunes of the world"s great family businesses

by David S. Landes

  • 109 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auto-industrie,
  • Familiebedrijven,
  • Ondernemers,
  • Family-owned business enterprises,
  • Banken (financiële instellingen),
  • Case studies

  • About the Edition

    A survey of the families at the head of major companies from the past two centuries focuses on three areas, including banking, automobiles, and raw materials, in a historical account that examines the Ford, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller dynasties.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid S. Landes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD62.25 .L34 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24768628M
    ISBN 100670033383
    ISBN 109780670033386
    LC Control Number2006044703
    OCLC/WorldCa65538737


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