The Rich and the Super Rich has 42 ratings and 7 reviews. Ferdinand Lundberg Lundberg showed how America was ruled by a plutocracy of inherited. Ferdinand Lundberg (April 30, – March 1, ) was an American journalist known for his The Treason of the People (); The coming world transformation (); The Rich and the Super-Rich (); The Rockefeller Syndrome. In this study, Ferdinand Lundberg examines recent studies in the concentration of wealth in the USA, concluding that the majority of the.
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Where are they today – those 60 Families?
Lundberg’s debut book, Imperial Hearstwas lauded by Foreign Affairs as “an annihilating study of the newspaper magnate ” worthy of “wide ferdinajd while, in modern times, Robert Caro and Ralph Nader have both cited Lundberg’s America’s 60 Families as early influences on themselves.
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Also, I spent several hours each evening when I wasn’t in my college classes and on the supef doing research for term papers and checking out books to read on subjects that piqued my considerable interests. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I had also enrolled in evening college courses being offered on my new base of assignment at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
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This book was embraced by New Deal leaders and helped to shape the destiny of the Roosevelt Administration in its early years. The book was written inso it is a bit dated, but much of the data remains relevant, and has been substantially updated by the likes of Kevin Phillips and others. Lundberg is not only a sloppy writer, he is also misleading: It’s called America’s 60 Families. To a degree, no argument.
I am glad that I bought a copy when it first came out, and I am super-glad to have been able to have bought a newish copy on Amazon! And it ain’t pretty! I found this out searching the New York Times database. Lundberg contends that the concentration of great wealth still resides in a few hands which accordingly, and reciprocally, control the social, economic and political power of the country. Gene rated it it was amazing Nov 30, A great book to flip through and choose chapters at random to peruse.
The Rich and the Super Rich: A Study in the Power of Money Today
See the wonderfully annotated index — as the page numbers are different between the paperback and hard-cover. It became the number one bestselling book in the United States. It was called America’s Sixty Families.
Write a customer review. Mark rated it really liked it Aug 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Since this book was published in the s, there is info that is absent These families have all the old levers of power and pelf plus a whole host of new ones created for them during the intervening decades by the politicians, lawyers and judges who serve them.
Aug 22, Ivo Spigel rated it it was amazing.
Being able to “swallow” what’s there is a different thing, however — one is horrified to learn that our US Democracy isn’t truly a democracy at all Views Read Edit View history. To ask other readers questions about The Rich and the Super Richplease sign up. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Return to Book Page. It gives an account of all the families in the US that are truly super-rich. It was much more interesting than many of the books of fiction I had read by some of the great authors.
The Rich and the Super Rich: A Study in the Power of Money Today by Ferdinand Lundberg
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It ricn the nation and became a classic.