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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date September 14, 1998
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780471295631
ISBN-10 0471295639
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $21.95
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Summary
The winner of the Booz Allen Business Book Award for 1997, this best-selling volume analyzes the history of risk in relation to its applications in the fields of business and finance. Reprint. 100,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. (view table of contents)
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780471121046
 
from John Wiley & Sons Inc (September 7, 1996)
9780471121046 | details & prices | 383 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $70.00
About: A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in business and technology
Paperback
Book cover for 9780471295631
 
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from John Wiley & Sons Inc (September 14, 1998)
9780471295631 | details & prices | 288 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $21.95
About: A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in business and technology
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780671576462
 
Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster Audioworks (March 1, 1997)
9780671576462 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $24.00
About: A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in business and technology.

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