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Description - Patricians and Parvenus by Dolores L. Augustine

This many-sided study of the wealthy business elite of Wilhelmine Germany is based on comprehensive quantitative data on the 502 wealthiest businessmen of the time, material from public and private papers and 200 autobiographies. Not only business history, but family and social history, gender roles, ethnicity, class relations, consumption patterns and broader historical factors are synthesised in the first coherent view of the social world of the wealthy business elite of Wilhelmine Germany.Selected for the CHOICE list of Outstanding Academic Books for 1995 (Choice current reviews for Academic Libraries)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780854963973
ISBN-10: 0854963979
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dolores L. Augustine

Dolores Augustine, St. John's University, New York

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