Louis Bamberger : department store innovator and philanthropist / Linda B. Forgosh.

Author
Forgosh, Linda B. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description
xv, 258 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-248) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: "One of New Jersey's most enlightened personalities"
  • Baltimore roots, 1855-1887
  • Building an empire, 1892-1911
  • The great white store, 1912-1921
  • One of America's great stores, 1922-1929
  • "A record of his benefactions": Bamberger as a philanthropist
  • Bamberger, the face of Newark's Jews
  • "Maecenas of all the arts"
  • Bamberger, Einstein, and the Institute for Advanced Study, 1930-1944
  • Epilogue: a life well lived.
ISBN
  • 9781611689815 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 1611689813 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2016004971
OCLC
945648880
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