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John Jacob Astor: America's First Multimillionaire

Axel Madsen
Format
Book
Published
New York : John Wiley, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0471385034 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Hard Years 7
  • 2 Flutes and Miss Todd 16
  • 3 Into the Woods 22
  • 4 Politics 35
  • 5 Rounding Out the Century 44
  • 6 China Profits 50
  • 7 Realpolitik 60
  • 8 Punqua Wingchong 66
  • 9 Family 72
  • 10 Good Ship Enterprise 81
  • 11 A Perfect Triangle 90
  • 12 Outbound 109
  • 13 Hunt Journey 120
  • 14 No News 127
  • 15 Mr. Madison's War 134
  • 16 "So Long as I Have a Dollar" 154
  • 17 John Jacob Astor & Son 168
  • 18 Paris 179
  • 19 This Land Is My Land 195
  • 20 Estimable Grand-Papa 214
  • 21 Bigger Picture 225
  • 22 Writing about It 235
  • 23 A Third Fortune 244
  • 24 Richest Man in America 256
  • 25 Heirs and Graces 266.
Description
vii, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-306) and index.
Technical Details
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