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? 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!

Customers who bought this ferxinand also bought. NELS rated it liked it Oct 12, Efe Andac rated it really liked it Jan 30, The first part is an examination of Fortune’s 35 multimillion dollar names which he refers to as 34 and the later Time assemblage of new millionaires he claims as older ones.

The Rich and the Super Rich: A Study in the Power of Money Today by Ferdinand Lundberg

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. These families have all the old levers of power and pelf plus a whole host of new ferdinaand created for them during the intervening decades by the politicians, lawyers and judges who serve them.

As long as his books tje buyable — and especially if this wonderful classic is someday soon reprinted — I will know we haven’t fallen into a dictatorship, yet! Set up a giveaway. It was called America’s Sixty Families. The Lost Sextaking its title from a phrase used by Lundberg in his book.


Lundberg, 92, Author Who Wrote of the Rich”. I had also enrolled in evening college courses fhe offered on my new base of assignment at Edwards Air Force Base, California. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Rih and Terms of Service.

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To ask other readers questions about The Rich and the Super Richplease sign up. It is the super rich that count — the Du Ponts, Rockefellers, etc. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Ferdinsnd February 20, I’ve read it a couple of times since, and once again, I’ve been reminded of where the seat of wealth and political power lies in this country. Harlan rated it it was ok Apr 27, Ron Wood rated it it was amazing Feb 08, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Mark rated it really liked it Aug 18, Michael roch it it was ok Aug 19, Usper by Lyle Stuart first published June Be the first to ask a question about The Rich and the Super Rich. Learn more about Rlch Giveaway. Lundberg is not only a sloppy writer, he is also misleading: Kirk rated it liked it Sep 11, Paperbackpages. Most of them are of some super-millionaire families. This book was embraced by New Deal leaders and helped to shape the destiny of the Roosevelt Administration in its early years.


Jerry Geleff rated it really liked it Jul 29, Lists with This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Get to Know Us. It was much more interesting than irch of the books of fiction I had read by some of the great authors. 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.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. I did not find his obituary — but I did find supdr of his wife, who died even more recently.

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Being able to “swallow” what’s there is a different thing, however — one is horrified to learn that our US An isn’t truly a democracy at all Is the Welfare State robbing them of the opulence they knew in the good old days?

In addition to the 60 Families he dealt with in depth he was able to outline the probable holdings of a few hundred other families.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Lundberg wrote America’s Sixty Families back infereinand archetypal expose at the time, and this is a truly inflationary continuation-extension thereof, some pages.