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The rich and how they got that way : how the wealthiest people of all time from Genghis Khan to Bill Gates made their fortunes

Author: Cynthia Crossen
Publisher: London : N. Brealey, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does Bill Gates have in common with Genghis Khan? Or Pope Alexander VI, the English inventor Richard Arkwright, or Hetty Green who was the "witch of Wall Street" during the 19th century? This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Crossen
ISBN: 1857882679 9781857882674
OCLC Number: 59488941
Notes: Originally published: New York : Crown Business, 2000.
Awards: Winner of WH Smith Book Awards: Business 2001.
Winner of WH Smith Book Awards (Business) 2001.
Description: xxviii, 286 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Cynthia Crossen.

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