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Great Game : The Emergence of Wall Street As a World Power 1653-2000 - 99 edition

Great Game : The Emergence of Wall Street As a World Power 1653-2000 (ISBN10: 0743200438; ISBN13: 9780743200431)
ISBN13: 978-0743200431
ISBN10: 0743200438

Summary: In The Great Game, acclaimed business historian John Steele Gordon chronicles the rise of Wall Street from its humble beginnings as an American trading post to its domination of the world economy, bringing to life the remarkable cast of bankers and brokers, visionaries and crooks who made it happen. From Alexander Hamilton to Michael Milken, the history of Wall Street is a history of risk, courage, avarice, patriotism, power, genius, and, occasionally, remarkable stu
pidity. In Gordon, Wall Street has finally found a biographer worthy of its extraordinary story.
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Summary: In The Great Game, acclaimed business historian John Steele Gordon chronicles the rise of Wall Street from its humble beginnings as an American trading post to its domination of the world economy, bringing to life the remarkable cast of bankers and brokers, visionaries and crooks who made it happen. From Alexander Hamilton to Michael Milken, the history of Wall Street is a history of risk, courage, avarice, patriotism, power, genius, and, occasionally, remarkable stupidity. In Gordon, Wall Street has finally found a biographer worthy of its extraordinary story. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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