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Wall Street : America's dream palace

Author: Steve Fraser
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wall Street: no other place on earth is so singularly identified with money and the power of money. And no other American institution has inspired such deep moral, cultural, and political ambivalence. Is the Street a bulwark defending commercial order? Or is it a center of mad ambition? This book recounts the colorful history of America's love-hate relationship with Wall Street. Historian Steve Fraser frames his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fraser, Steve.
Wall Street.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007035453
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Fraser
OCLC Number: 871782178
Notes: Series from jacket.
Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (200 p.).
Contents: The Aristocrat --
The confidence man --
The hero --
The Immoralist.
Series Title: Icons of America.
Responsibility: Steve Fraser.

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Wall Street: no other place on earth is so singularly identified with money and the power of money. This book recounts the colourful history of America's love-hate relationship with Wall Street. It  Read more...

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