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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Ferdinand Lundberg

Lundberg was married to Elizabeth Young, with whom he had two sons. Kerry Mccaskill rated it really liked it Jul 10, A French Revolution philosopher is quoted early in the book saying, “Behind every great fortune, there is a great crime.

He got a lot right and a lot wrong. Lundberg’s reasonings why are times more accurate, and times more frighteningthan F.

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Gerardo rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Michael rated it it was ok Aug 19, This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat Lundberg — and all of us freedom-loving, knowlege-questing “Lundbergians”, live! December 18, Sold by: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.


It was much more interesting than many of the books of fiction I had read by some of the great authors.

A good friend of mine overseas had a Bachelor’s degree in economics, and he had introduced me to the subject, so that was one of my interests. It’s called America’s 60 Families.

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Read more Read less. Given how much things have changed it still is a very worth while read. It is however a great read now and comparing the writer’s subject matter with the benefit of hindsight. It became the number one bestselling book in the United States. He was also an editor for the Century Foundation. Refresh and try again. Where are they today – those 60 Families? Lundberg, 92, Author Who Wrote of the Rich”. Lundbert the late s bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

The first part is an examination of Fortune’s 35 multimillion dollar names which he refers to as 34 and the later Lundbeg assemblage of new millionaires he claims as older ones. Customers who viewed this item also ferdinanc. The Rich run the Country, and have been for a long time.


Published by Lyle Stuart first published June During several moves over the years, Lundbrg lost my original paperback edition. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Most of them are of some super-millionaire families. Stanley rated it really liked it Mar 30, The publishers will promote it strongly and although the book capitalizes on the inherent interest of the subject, one questions whether the “”sheltered reader”” will want to be enlightened so disputatiously while the more informed will be right up there at the ropes.

Lundberg’s debut book, Imperial Hearstwas lauded by Foreign Affairs as “an annihilating study of the newspaper magnate ” worthy of “wide attention” while, in modern times, Robert Caro and Ralph Nader have both cited Lundberg’s America’s 60 Families as early influences on themselves.

Product details File Size: The argument here is that mere millionaires don’t count.

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