The House of Morgan:An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

The House of Morgan
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出版社: Grove Press
2010-01
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780802144652
定价: 156.60
装帧: 平装
开本: 16开
纸张: 胶版纸
页数: 812页
正文语种: 英语
  • ThewinneroftheNationalBookAwardandnowconsideredaclassic,TheHouseofMorganisthemostambitioushistoryeverwrittenaboutanAmericanbankingdynasty.AcclaimedbyTheWallStreetJournalas"brilliantlyresearchedandwritten,"thebooktellstherich,panoramicstoryoffourgenerationsofMorgansandthepowerful,secretivefirmstheyspawned.Itisthedefinitiveaccountoftheriseofthemodernfinancialworld.AgrippinghistoryofbankingandtheboomsandbuststhatshapedtheworldonbothsidesoftheAtlantic,TheHouseofMorgantracesthetrajectoryoftheJ.P.MorganempirefromitsobscurebeginningsinVictorianLondontothecrashof1987.RonChernowpaintsafascinatingportraitoftheprivatesagaoftheMorgansandtherarefiedworldoftheAmericanandBritisheliteinwhichtheymoved.Basedonextensiveinterviewsandaccesstothefamilyandbusinessarchives,TheHouseofMorganisaninvestigativemasterpiece,acompellingaccountofaremarkableinstitutionandthemenwhoranit,andanessentialbookforunderstandingthemoneyandpowerbehindthemajorhistoricaleventsofthelast150years.ThemostambitioushistoryeverwrittenaboutanAmericanbankingdynasty,TheHouseofMorgantracestheastonishingpathoftheJ.P.Morganempirewiththesweepofanepicnovel."Brilliantlyresearchedandwritten"(TheWallStreetJournal),thehardcoverwasrecentlynamedwinnerofthe1990NationalBookAwardforNonfiction.32pagesofphotographs. RonChernowRonChernow'sfirstbook,TheHouseofMorgan,wontheNationalBookAwardandtheAmbassadorAwardfortheyear'sbeststudyofAmericanculture.Hissecondbook,TheWarburgs,wontheEcclesPrizeastheBestBusinessBookof1993andwasalsoselectedbytheAmericanLibraryAssociationasoneofthatyear'sbestnonfictionbooks.
  • 内容简介:
    ThewinneroftheNationalBookAwardandnowconsideredaclassic,TheHouseofMorganisthemostambitioushistoryeverwrittenaboutanAmericanbankingdynasty.AcclaimedbyTheWallStreetJournalas"brilliantlyresearchedandwritten,"thebooktellstherich,panoramicstoryoffourgenerationsofMorgansandthepowerful,secretivefirmstheyspawned.Itisthedefinitiveaccountoftheriseofthemodernfinancialworld.AgrippinghistoryofbankingandtheboomsandbuststhatshapedtheworldonbothsidesoftheAtlantic,TheHouseofMorgantracesthetrajectoryoftheJ.P.MorganempirefromitsobscurebeginningsinVictorianLondontothecrashof1987.RonChernowpaintsafascinatingportraitoftheprivatesagaoftheMorgansandtherarefiedworldoftheAmericanandBritisheliteinwhichtheymoved.Basedonextensiveinterviewsandaccesstothefamilyandbusinessarchives,TheHouseofMorganisaninvestigativemasterpiece,acompellingaccountofaremarkableinstitutionandthemenwhoranit,andanessentialbookforunderstandingthemoneyandpowerbehindthemajorhistoricaleventsofthelast150years.ThemostambitioushistoryeverwrittenaboutanAmericanbankingdynasty,TheHouseofMorgantracestheastonishingpathoftheJ.P.Morganempirewiththesweepofanepicnovel."Brilliantlyresearchedandwritten"(TheWallStreetJournal),thehardcoverwasrecentlynamedwinnerofthe1990NationalBookAwardforNonfiction.32pagesofphotographs.
  • 作者简介:
    RonChernowRonChernow'sfirstbook,TheHouseofMorgan,wontheNationalBookAwardandtheAmbassadorAwardfortheyear'sbeststudyofAmericanculture.Hissecondbook,TheWarburgs,wontheEcclesPrizeastheBestBusinessBookof1993andwasalsoselectedbytheAmericanLibraryAssociationasoneofthatyear'sbestnonfictionbooks.
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