In this fascinating retrospective. The New York Times opens its extensive archives and lets readers meet the most influential people and relive the events that have shaped the world of business. Through headlines, front-page stories, editorials, book reviews, obituaries, and unforgettable photos, readers get an unparalleled view of the pivotal business events of the century. All of this is combined with new commentary that puts the stories into context as only The New York Times' editors and journalists can do.The New York Times Century of Business is a sweeping panoramic view of the twentieth century through the powerful lens of business. It shows that the story of our development in the 20th century is intertwined -- indelibly, undeniably -- with the story of business.