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The Return of the Rothschilds

The Return of the Rothschilds (Hardback)

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This is a collective biography of the quintessential banking dynasty which came to prominence in France and whose successive generations gave every language the superlative "rich as Rothschild". The French Rothchilds are perhaps the most fascinating branch of the family, with a history closely intertwined with that of post-Napoleonic France, the restoration and the July monarchy. In modern times, Rothschild banking and finance in France became the most important source of funds for governments, for development of the railroad system of France, Austria, Spain and Italy, then for the global exploitation of oil and other raw materials. Until the Tsar's encouragement of anti-Jewish pogroms caused them to withdraw, the French Rothschilds also held a monopoly on the financing of Russia's industrial development. Then came the decline of the dynasty between the World Wars. The Nazi conquest deprived the Rothschilds of their bank and stately homes, their envied art collections, and prestigious vineyards and race-horses.

This book describes the fate of the Rothschilds under German occupation, the post-war hunt for the family's pillaged art treasures, and the revival of the banking group under the Fourth and Fifth Republics. A final section describes the rebirth of the French dynasty, with a new generation of Rothschilds as dynamic as their 19th-century forebears.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryBusinessEconomicsEconomic historyBusinessFinance & accountingFinanceBankingHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaFamily history, tracing ancestors Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 31/12/1995 ISBN-13: 9781850439141  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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