Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power
Explore the fascinating and controversial history of Brown Brothers Harriman, a private investment firm that played a central role in the rise of American wealth and global power. With complete access to the company's archives, Zachary Karabell offers an X-ray of American power, revealing how this institution shaped the international system that defines the world today. From propping up the US financial system during devastating financial panics to working hand in glove with the State Department to take over Nicaragua's economy, Brown Brothers Harriman's influence is impressive. Discover how this private partnership has remained sustainable over the years and forged a path for sustainable capitalism.