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American business aristocracy

E. Digby Baltzell

American business aristocracy

by E. Digby Baltzell

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English


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StatementE. Digby Baltzell.
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Renowned social historian Stephen Birmingham reveals the inner workings of this aristocracy and identifies which families in which cities have always mattered and how they’ve Author: Birmingham. In connection with this, argues MSNBC host and author Chris Hayes in a new book called Twilight Of The Elites, America has become a self-perpetuating aristocracy.

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