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A brief history of entrepreneurship : the pioneers, profiteers, and racketeers who shaped our world

Author: Joe Carlen; Columbia University Press.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.
Series: Columbia Business School Series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Brief History of Entrepreneurship charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs circumvent, innovate, and violate to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Carlen; Columbia University Press.
ISBN: 9780231173049 0231173040
OCLC Number: 1000036781
Description: VI, [2], 243 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. "One Shekel of Your Private Silver" 2. The Pirates of Phoenicia 3. The Reluctant Romans 4. An Enterprising Faith 5. Flying Money and Capitalist Monks 6. Western Europe and a "New World" of Profit 7. Captains of the Revolution 8. The Land of (Entrepreneurial) Opportunity 9. Flattening the World and Colonizing Space Conclusion Notes Acknowledgments Index
Series Title: Columbia Business School Series.
Responsibility: Joe Carlen.

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