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Adventures of a bystander

Author: Peter F Drucker
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 1997.
Series: Trailblazers, rediscovering the pioneers of business.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the author's autobiographical collection of stories and vignettes representing a social portrait of his life and times. He reflects and refracts the realities of interwar Europe, the New Deal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter F Drucker; Peter F Drucker; Peter F Drucker; Peter Ferdinand Drucker; Peter F Drucker
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Drucker
ISBN: 0471247391 9780471247395
OCLC Number: 60169543
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Row ; London : Heinemann, 1979.
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: A Bystander Is Born. REPORT FROM ATLANTIS. Grandmother and the Twentieth Century. Hemme and Genia. Miss Elsa and Miss Sophy. Freudian Myths and Freudian Realities. Count Traun--Trauneck and the Actress Maria Mueller. YOUNG MAN IN AN OLD WORLD. The Polanyis. The Man Who Invented Kissinger. The Monster and the Lamb. Noel Brailsford--The Last of the Dissenters. Ernest Freedberg's World. The Bankers and the Courtesan. THE INDIAN SUMMER OF INNOCENCE. Henry Luce and Time--Life--Fortune. The Prophets: Buckminster Fuller and Marshall McLuhan. The Professional: Alfred Sloan. The Indian Summer of Innocence. Index.
Series Title: Trailblazers, rediscovering the pioneers of business.
Responsibility: Peter F. Drucker.
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