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The Warburgs : the twentieth-century odyssey of a remarkable Jewish family

Author: Ron Chernow
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the most powerful Jewish banking dynasty in German and American history.

Multigenerational biography of the Warburg family involved in business, politics, and society in Europe and America previously closed to Jews.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Warburg family.; Warburg family.; Warburg, Familie; Aby Moritz Warburg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Chernow
ISBN: 0679743596 9780679743590
OCLC Number: 31117695
Description: xvii, 820 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The matriarch --
The imperial theme --
Meschugge max --
Tragicomic brothers --
The sage and the serpents --
Magic mountain --
A small duchy in Westchester --
The king of steerage --
Secret furies --
Shy warrior --
The endangered German --
Uptown, Downtown --
Iron Cross --
The collapse --
Phantom castle, Phantom peace --
The murder exploding detachment --
The royal couple --
A season in hell --
The chemistry of hate --
Warburg redux --
Capitalist collectives --
A stranger in paradise --
Account X --
Blue boys --
The country cousin --
Journey into fear --
New deal noodles --
Beat the devil --
Unseen menace --
The closing doors --
Partition --
The twilight dynasty --
Orphans of the storm --
Surreal saviors --
Deathwatch saviors --
Deathwatch --
Little man and fat boy --
Charnel house --
The upstart --
Our aryan --
Itinerant preacher --
Museum pieces --
The cousins club --
My viking --
Enemy of the city --
The quality of mercy --
The European --
Fathers and sons --
Forgotten gravestone --
A town of strangers.
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Tells the story of the most powerful Jewish banking dynasty in German and American history.

Multigenerational biography of the Warburg family involved in business, politics, and society in Europe and America previously closed to Jews.

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