Merchant Princes: An Intimate History of Jewish Families Who Built Great Department Stores

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1979 - Biography & Autobiography - 411 pages
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Focusing on one city and family per chapter, Harris reveals the fascinating stories of America's great Jewish storekeeping families--the Rosenwalds of Chicago, Riches of Atlanta, Marcuses of Dallas, and Goldsmiths of Memphis, among others--telling how they progressed from ordinary peddlers to the creators of sumptuous retail emporiums.

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The Filenes of Boston
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The Strauses of New YorkFive Generations
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The Gimbels Albert M Greenfield and Other Brotherly Lovers
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