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Focusing on figures of late-nineteenth-century London, this chronicle marks the distinctions between the cloistered Old World aristocracy and the rise of the high-stakes investors of Wall Street. Written by a longtime correspondent for the New Yorker, this fascinating account of daring financial adventures and their merchant banker orchestrators provides a wealth of context for understanding the evolution of modern investment banking. A new Foreword has been written specially for this edition by Christopher Kobrak, Wilson/Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Author: Joseph Wechsberg
Publisher: Dover Publications
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.90h x 4.90w x 0.90d
About the Author
Czech-American journalist and writer Joseph Wechsberg (1907-83) served for 30 years as the European correspondent for the New Yorker.
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