The Astors, 1763-1992

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  • 439 Pages
  • 2.25 MB
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  • English
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St. Martin"s Press , New York
Biog
StatementDerek Wilson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT274.A86 W55 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 439 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24890590M
ISBN 100312097441
LC Control Number93008980

John Jacob Astor (), a German immigrant The Astors the U.S., established his fortune in real estate and the fur trade. Investments by his heirs increased the family's holdings, and another branch of the Astors was founded in England, when William Waldorf Astor () emigrated and Cited by: 1.

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An absorbing if occasionally exculpatory chronicle of the moneyed Anglo-American clan whose founding father and scions made frequently problematic names for themselves on both sides of the Atlantic.

Wilson (Rothschild,etc.) gained the cooperation of many living family members—and seems to have used his access to burnish the tarnished reputations of Astors from the contemporary era.

The Astors, landscape with millionaires. [Derek Wilson] -- The story The Astors a glamorous family involved in business, real estate, high society, politics, and journalism, and also the story of two societies and the elites of the world's leading nations over the.

The Astors, Landscape with Millionaires. Wilson (Rothschild: A Story of Wealth and Power) here offers another saga of money and power, tracing the Astor dynasty in a heavily footnoted and densely written study.

John Jacob Astor (), a German immigrant to the U.S., established his fortune in real estate and the fur trade. The Astors, landscape with millionaires. [Derek A Wilson] -- It appears that the Astor family has its origins in the small Italian town of Chiavenna 1763-1992 book is close to the Swiss border.

In Giovan Pietro Astor moved to Zurich and changed his name to Hans.

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