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Author Buchenau, Jürgen, 1964-
Title Tools of progress : a German merchant family in Mexico City, 1865-present / Jürgen Buchenau.
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2004.
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 Floor3  HD9745.M64 C373 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 267 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-259) and index.
Contents A trade conquistador comes to Mexico -- The rise of the Casa Boker -- In the business of imperialism and revolution -- In the eye of the storm -- Between the swastika and the eagle -- At the margins of the "Mexican miracle" -- Cross-cultural Bokers in an urban leviathan.
Subject Casa Boker (Firm)
Casa Boker (Firm) -- History.
Hardware industry.
Hardware industry -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
ISBN 0826330878 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826330886 (pbk.)
OCLC number 53896634