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A.P. Giannini banker of America by Felice A. Bonadio

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Giannini, Amadeo Peter, 1870-1949.,
  • Bank of America -- History.,
  • Bankers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Banks and banking -- United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-418) and index.

Other titlesAP Giannini
StatementFelice A. Bonadio.
LC ClassificationsHG2463.G5 B66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 429 p. :
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1416234M
ISBN 100520082494
LC Control Number93025768

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