Money and Power The History of Business

ISBN-10: 0471216526

ISBN-13: 9780471216520

Edition: 2001

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Description: Money and Power is a dramatic narrative about greed, money, power and the moguls and dynasties that have defined business: from St Godric, the 12th century monk reviled for his love of money, to Bill Gates, the embodiment of money and power.

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

HOWARD MEANS is a Senior Editor at Washingtonian magazine and the author/coauthor of several books, including The 500 Year Delta, The Visionary's Handbook, Colin Powell: A Biography, and the novel C.S.A. He has won two William Allen White medals for writing, and his books have been published in over ten countries and appeared on business bestseller lists. DAVID GRUBIN is a producer, director, writer, and cinematographer who has won eight Emmy awards and three prizes from the Writer's Guild. He has produced over 100 films on subjects ranging from art and history to poetry and science, including the renowned five-part PBS series "Healing and the Mind with Bill Moyers" and the documentaries "LBJ," "FDR," "Truman," "TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt," and "Napoleon." Grubin is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and has been a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College.

Foreword
Introduction
St. Godric: God and Profit
Cosimo de' Medici: Putting Money to Work
Philip II: Wealth without Wisdom
Tulipmania: Sharing the Greed
James Watt and Matthew Boulton: Turning Evolution into Revolution
The Transcontinental Railroad: Rogues and Visionaries
J. Pierpont Morgan: The American Colossus
John D. Rockefeller: Organizing the Octopus
Henry Ford: Building Cars and the Markets for Them
Robert Woodruff: The Brand's the Thing
Time Warner: Turning Opposite Cultures to Common Advantage
Bill Gates and Cyberspace: The Dematerialized Future
Acknowledgments
Source Notes
Photo Credits
Index
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