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Merchant princes an intimate history of Jewish families who built great department stores by Leon A. Harris

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Published by Kodansha International in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Jews -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Jewish merchants -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Department stores -- United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeon Harris ; with a new foreword by Oscar Handlin and a new introduction by Kenneth Libo.
SeriesA Kodansha globe book, Kodansha globe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 H34 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 411 p. ;
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1104729M
ISBN 101568360444
LC Control Number94029826

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