Dethroning the King

The Hostile Takeover of Anheuser-Busch, an American Icon

by Julie Macintosh

Hardcover, 380 pages, John Wiley & Sons Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Title
Dethroning the King
Subtitle
The Hostile Takeover of Anheuser-Busch, an American Icon
Author
Julie Macintosh

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Describes the corporate drama that unfolded behind the scenes when American company Anheuser-Busch was taken over by Belgian company InBev and discusses whether or not this buyout is indicative of America's dwindling financial and political dominance.

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Bottles of Budweiser and Stella Artois are seen at Dixie Liquors in Washington, D.C., in this file photo from July 14, 2008. That year, Brazilian-Belgian beverage giant -- and Stella Artois maker -- InBev took over Budweiser's American brewer Anheuser-Busch. Lawrence Jackson/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Lawrence Jackson/AP