Little Napoleons and Dummy Directors : Being the Narrative of the Bank of the United States Paperback / softback
Little Napoleons and Dummy Directors: Being the Narrative of the Bank of United States tells the spectacular story of a major New York bank and its dramatic crash in 1931.
Based on the revelations of the ensuing investigationand trial, the author explains the bank's origin in 1913 as a modest, safe institution with a reputation for integrity whose character changed rapidly after the death of the bank's founder in 1928 and takeover by his son.
Thestory of the bank then careens into a frenzy of expansion and reckless speculation ending with the bank's shocking decision to close its doors.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Westholme Publishing, U.S.
- Publication Date: 22/04/2010
- Category: 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
- ISBN: 9781594160950