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Jenkins of Mexico how a Southern farm boy became a Mexican magnate

Author: Andrew Paxman
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William O. Jenkins (1878-1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country's wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, Jenkins eloped with a southern belle and settled in Mexico in 1901. Driven by a desire to prove himself - first to his wife's snobbish family, then to elites who disdained him as an American - Jenkins would spend the next  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Named Person: William O Jenkins; William O Jenkins
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Paxman
ISBN: 9780190651183 0190651180 9780190455743 0190455748
OCLC Number: 1011089546
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 online resource)
Contents: Introduction: The Black Legend of William O. Jenkins Chapter 1: Coming of Age in Tennessee Chapter 2: Fortune-Seeking in Mexico Chapter 3: How to Get Rich in a Revolution Chapter 4: Kidnapped, Jailed, Vilified Chapter 5: Empire at Atencingo Chapter 6: Resistance at Atencingo Chapter 7: With Maximino Chapter 8: Mining the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Chapter 9: Enterprise, Profiteering, and the Death of the Golden Age Chapter 10: The Jenkins Foundation and the Battle for the Soul of the PRI Chapter 11: Jenkins' Earthly Afterlife Epilogue: The Mixed Legacy of William O. Jenkins AcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Andrew Paxman

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This is a biography of the American who became the richest man in Mexico.  Read more...

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