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Major problems in American business history : documents and essays

Author: Regina Lee Blaszczyk; Philip Scranton
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006.
Series: Major problems in American history series.
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Designed to help encourage critical thinking about history, this title introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in US history. Issues of foreign policy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Major problems in American business history.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006
(OCoLC)654700881
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Lee Blaszczyk; Philip Scranton
ISBN: 0618044264 9780618044269
OCLC Number: 62782532
Description: xix, 521 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why study business history? / Philip B. Scranton --
What is a firm? / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. --
Considering businesswomen / Mary A. Yeager --
Do business and government get along? / David Vogel --
Business and environment / Christine Meisner Rosen and Christopher C. Sellers --
The entrepreneurial spirit in colonial America / Edwin J. Perkins --
Farmers and the anticommercial impulse in New England / Gary Kulik --
Planting East Florida : the harsh reality of Mosquito's Bite Plantation / David Hancock --
British merchants, the slave trade, and the transatlantic economy / Kenneth Morgan --
Fur trading on the frontier : the Hudson's Bay Company and Indian consumers / Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis --
Philadelphia merchants and the rise of federalist power in the new nation / Thomas M. Doerflinger --
The shape of the firm : partnerships and corporations / Naomi R. Lamoreaux --
Financial innovation in the new nation / Cathy Matson --
Building the first information highway : the deregulation of telegraphy / Richard R. John --
The slave traders of New Orleans / Walter Johnson --
Running Buffalo Forge : master, slaves, and the overwork system / Charles B. Dew --
James Henry Hammond and the plantation as a business enterprise / Drew Gilpin Faust --
Clash of the titans : Andrew Carnegie and Pittsburgh's old iron masters / John N. Ingham --
Progress and the double meaning of industry / Pamela Walker Laird --
New York business elites and the Civil War / Sven Beckert --
How the business world adopted the typewriter / JoAnne Yates --
Mastering technology, channeling change : the testing laboratory at the Pennsylvania Railroad / Steven W. Usselman --
Switchboard operators or girl-free automation? Gender stereotypes and managerial choice in the Bell Telephone system / Kenneth J. Lipartito --
Why did some American businesses get so big? / Colleen A. Dunlavy --
Welfare capitalism at Kodak / Sanford M. Jacoby --
Jewish merchants, creditworthiness, and business culture / Rowena Olegario --
Women's businesses, new and old / Angel Kwolek-Folland --
The international industry of recorded sound / André Millard --
Marketing Pyrex ovenware / Regina Lee Blaszczyk --
Mass marketing meets Main Street : department stores, mail order, and the chain store menace / Jonathan J. Bean --
Why the Great Depression was great / Michael A. Bernstein --
GM, Chrysler, and unionization / Howell John Harris --
World War II and the birth of the military-industrial complex / Joel Davidson --
From town center to shopping center : the reconfiguration of marketplaces in postwar America / Lizabeth Cohen --
Fortress Dixie : defense spending and the rise of the Sunbelt / Bruce J. Schulman --
The corporation under siege / David B. Sicilia --
The controversy over the Kahului Airport / Mansel G. Blackford --
We deliver : Domino's Pizza and the franchising method / Thomas S. Dicke --
American Airlines competes after deregulation / Richard H.K. Vietor --
Inside Wal-Mart / Simon Head --
Multinationals and globalization / Geoffrey Jones --
Exploding the myths about offshoring / Martin N. Baily and Diana Farrell.
Series Title: Major problems in American history series.
Responsibility: edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton.

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