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The enterprising Americans : a business history of the United States

Author: John Chamberlain
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New and updated edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chamberlain, John, 1903-1995.
Enterprising Americans: a business history of the United States.
New York, Harper & Row [1974]
(OCoLC)583848310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Chamberlain
ISBN: 0060107022 9780060107024
OCLC Number: 1366870
Description: xix, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Free enterprisers before the Revolution --
Businessmen join in an unbusinesslike war --
The quest for capital and the sprouting of invention --
Early America goes places --
Frontier and factory --
The pre-Civil War speedup --
The Civil War and its aftermath --
The gilded age --
The rise of the money power --
The age of Edison --
F.O.B. Detroit --
The new frontier of the depressed thirties --
The modern world of enterprise.
Responsibility: John Chamberlain.

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