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Author Biggs, Barton, 1932-2012.

Title Wealth, war, and wisdom / Barton Biggs.

Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2008]
©2008
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.60904 BIG    AVAILABLE
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Description ix, 358 pages : illustrations, map, plans ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-351) and index.
Contents Listen to the market crowd -- A world darkened by fear -- Stock markets struggle -- "1940 : The most splendid, most deadly year" -- Besieged and alone : England in 1941 -- Operation Barbarossa : Germany attacks Russia -- Miracles at the Coral Sea and Midway : Japan and America -- Stock markets understood : nobody else did -- The four horsemen of the apocalypse ride again -- France declines financially, economically, and socially -- Gone with the wind : preserving wealth in Italy and Germany -- Stalingrad : the battle of the century -- Defeats and then victories in Asia and North Africa -- The test in Korea : the last battle of WWII -- Preserving wealth in a time of cholera -- Barbarians at the gates.
Subject Stock exchanges -- History -- 20th century.
Investments -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects.
Wealth.
Spine Title Wealth, war, & wisdom
ISBN 9780470223079 (cloth)
0470223073 (cloth)
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