Adventures of a Bystander

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1991 - Social Science - 344 pages
In this gem of a book Peter Drucker tells of the great and the not-so-great he has known in his eventful life. The famous are here (Sigmund Freud, Henry Luce and others) as well as the infamous (a Nazi war criminal). All are the beneficiaries, for better or worse, of Drucker's unerring eye for psychological detail, remorseless curiosity, and imaginative sympathy.

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ADVENTURES OF A BYSTANDER

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It comes as a surprise to learn that Peter Drucker, the guru of business management, grew up among the intelligentsia of 1920s Vienna, where Freud's doings were discussed at the dinner table, social ... Read full review

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This is a facinating group of essays in which Ducker recalls much of his experience from the 1930s through the 1960s. I t puts in context much of which we usually learn from secondary sources. Drucker ... Read full review

Contents

A Bystander Is Born
1
REPORT FROM ATLANTIS
7
Grandmother and the Twentieth Century
9
Copyright

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