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Merchant princes

an intimate history of Jewish families who built great department stores

by Leon A. Harris

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Published by Berkley Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-374) and index.

StatementLeon Harris
SeriesBerkley books
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24398146M
ISBN 100425047008
ISBN 109780425047002
OCLC/WorldCa7047401

The Merchants' War: Book Four of the Merchant Princes by Charles Stross Edited by David G. Hartwell Review by Sam Lubell Tor Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: Date: 16 October List Price $ Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Official Info / Charles Stross' The Merchants' War is the fourth book in a continuing series, The Merchant Princes that might just as easily been named the Perils of. Praise for the novels of The Merchant Princes: "[These books] are, first and foremost, great fun." --Paul Krugman, New York Timesbestselling author of The Great Unraveling "If imagination is the key to success for a writer, Charles Stross has it in spades."5/5(1).

duced a book even better than the original model. The most recent, which boasts of being.. 'Our Crowd' on a national scale," is Leon Harris's Merchant princes, subtitled "An Intimate History of Jewish Families Who Built Great Department Stores." JONATHAN D. SARNA, a new contributor, is . A Fantasy series by Charles Stross, about a journalist named Miriam Beckstein who finds an Alternate Universe stuck in Medieval Stasis where her long-lost family are powerful traders who can travel between dimensions. The series was originally planned as four very long books, but the publisher got cold feet about the length of the books and insisted they be broken up into multiple volumes.

Focusing on one city and family per chapter, Harris reveals the fascinating stories of America's great Jewish storekeeping families--the Rosenwalds of Chicago, Riches of Atlanta, Marcuses of Dallas, and Goldsmiths of Memphis, among others--telling how they progressed from ordinary peddlers to the creators of sumptuous retail emporiums. Download the The Merchant Princes audiobook series and listen anywhere, anytime on your iPhone, Android or Windows device. Get the Audible Audio Editions of the The Merchant Princes series from the online audiobook store.


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Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered (in The Family Trade) that her family comes from an alternate reality, that she /5(14). This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended.

Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented. The book is based mainly on oral evidence; this is related to documentary Reviews: 1. COVID Resources.

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The Bloodline Feud by Charles Stross includes The Family Trade and The Hidden Family - the first two instalments of The Merchant Princes series combined in one volume. Miriam Beckstein is a successful reporter for a hi-tech magazine.

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helped shape Canadian history as a royally chartered (in ) instrument of British empire. Here, Newman covers the odd years through mid, during which HBC devolved into the Dominion's largest department-store chain.

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