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Men of Wealth by John T. Flynn

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Men of Wealth
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Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B001CBQGNQ
Number of pages: 566

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This book is a first-class business history, the story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Jacob Fugger, John Law, Nathan Rothschild, Thomas Gresham, Robert Owen, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and all the way through J.P. Morgan and J.D. Rockefeller. The author understands economics and the state, so he has a special eye for ferreting out the difference between market means and unjust means of acquiring wealth. The stories are all fascinating and the prose is impeccable.

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