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  • Our Crowd
    286 kr

    Our Crowd
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815604112
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    A novelist who has specialised in creating tales of the rich and well placed offers an insider's view of one of the wealthiest segments of an affluent city: Jewish upper--class life in New York.Working with diaries, letters, and personal reminiscenc…

  • Life at the Dakota
    170 kr

    Life at the Dakota
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024735
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    Life at the Dakota is a deliciously entertaining social history which describes the lives of the rich and trendy who have lived at the Dakota, a New York apartment house daringly erected in 1884, "too far up" and on the wrong side of town.In Stephen…

  • Real Lace: America's Irish Rich
    282 kr

    Real Lace: America's Irish Rich
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799773344
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  • The Right People
    170 kr

    The Right People
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024674
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    It's no secret that the rich are different from the rest of us. But the rich, as author Stephen Birmingham so insightfully points out, are also different from the very rich. There's Society, and then there's Real Society, and it takes multiple gener…

  • The Golden Dream
    168 kr

    The Golden Dream
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024728
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    In this chatty, anecdotal, and often ironic inquiry, Stephen Birmingham investigates the nesting habits, enjoyments, and frustrations of American suburban life in the Seventies. He explores the social organism that is the American suburb-from Scotts…

  • California Rich
    170 kr

    California Rich
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024742
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    Since the Gold Rush, California has represented a land of opportunity and bounty for a special breed of Americans. Heading west in pursuit of sunshine, riches, and elusive dreams, the early mavericks of California set out to make their fortunes--and…

  • The Rest of Us
    230 kr

    The Rest of Us
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815606147
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    In the last of Stephen Birmingham's historical trilogy, he spotlights the successes of Eastern European Jews, from Samuel Goldwyn to Helena Rubinstein and Irving Berlin, and what each individual brought to that changing early-century American landsc…

  • Real Lace
    170 kr

    Real Lace
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024704
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    America's Irish Catholic rich have long enjoyed the designation of F.I.F., or First Irish Family or "Real Lace", as it delineates their place in the "Irishtocracy", where names such as Cuddihy, Murray, Doheny, and McDonnell inspire respect and awe.…

  • The Grandees
    168 kr

    The Grandees
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024681
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    Tracing their origins to medieval Portugal and Spain, the Sephardic Jews consider themselves `the nobility of Jewry,' in contrast to their pushier and more aggressive German counterparts. They were also the first Jews to inhabit the new world-first…

  • The Right Places
    170 kr

    The Right Places
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024698
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    Where are the Right Places, those exclusive locations where the privileged live and play? You may be in for a surprise. For as Stephen Birmingham shows, in the same witty, penetrating style that characterized his other studies of the elite, the Righ…

  • The Grandes Dames
    170 kr

    The Grandes Dames
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024759
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    Astor. Rockefeller. McCormick. Belmont. All family names that still adorn buildings, streets and charity foundations. While the men blazed across America with their oil, industry, and railways, the matriarchs founded art museums, opera houses, and s…

  • America's Secret Aristocracy
    168 kr

    America's Secret Aristocracy
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493024766
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    America has always been a constitutionally classless society, yet an American aristocracy emerged anyway-a private club whose members run in the same circles and observe the same unwritten rules. Renowned social historian Stephen Birmingham reveals…

  • Real Lace
    286 kr

    Real Lace
    av Stephen Birmingham

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815605096
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    The Irish-Catholic dynasties of America, the Kennedys, the Cuddihys, Buckleys and Bradys all fled the Irish potato famine, arriving penniless in the slums of New York and Boston. This is their social history, the story of their rise from desperate p…