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The Marshall Fields

Author: Axel Madsen
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2002.
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A classic American success story with a twist Like J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Andrew Carnegie, Marshall Field was one of the overlords of triumphant capitalism in the Gilded Age of the  Read more...


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Named Person: Field, Familie.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Axel Madsen
ISBN: 0471024937 9780471024934
OCLC Number: 611298066
Description: 367 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments. Introduction. CHICAGO. 1. A Place to Linger. 2. Silent Marsh. 3. Partnerships. 4. Fire, Panic, and More Fire. 5. Instincts. 6. Marshall Field & Company. 7. Paid to Think. 8. Mile-a-Minute Harry. 9. Nannie. 10. Hostilities. 11. Giving Back. 12. Politics. 13. Delia. 14. Son and Father. 15. The Will. 16. Grandsons. NEW YORK. 17. Secrets and Spies. 18. How to Spend It. 19. Audrey. 20. Evolutions. 21. Roosevelt Radicals. 22. Patriot Games. 23. Coming of Age. 24. Bearing Witness. 25. Cold War. 26. Successions. LOS ANGELES. 27. The Crunch. 28. Each Generation Speaks for Itself. Notes and Sources. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Axel Madsen.


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Unless you knew better, you'd probably think that earning $40 million a year a century ago was a good thing. But you'd be mistaken, at least in the case of Marshall Field, according to Axel Madsen. Read more...

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