America's Medicis

America's Medicis

The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy

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Explores the philanthropic achievements and cultural contributions of the Rockefellers to the arts, drawing on family archives and other sources to trace their development of museums and architectural projects.
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061237225
0061237221
Branch Call Number: 708.00922 R6824L 2010
Characteristics: xiv, 429 pages, [16] of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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Erudite and engaging, America's Medicis is a remarkable account of the twentieth-century American art world and the extraordinary family at its center.


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StarGladiator
Mar 20, 2017

[Finally, on 3/20/2017, David Rockefeller has passed!]
Aaaahhhh, the // cultural legacy \\ of those Rockefellers! ! !
Now I would have cited how they prolonged World War II, and gotten many American soldiers killed, by smuggling oil to Hitler's Third Reich via Spain and Switzerland (please see congressional investigations of the 1940s).
Or, the first drive-by in America, at their Ludlow Massacre!
Or those 40,000 factories shipped off to Mexico thanks to the Rockefeller-supported NAFTA [which culminated from David Rockefeller's founding of the Council for the Americas).
Better to read Ferdinand Lundberg's book, The Rockefeller Syndrome, or David Hoffman's book, David, to get at the real truth behind their // cultural legacy \\.

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