Henry J. Kaiser : builder in the modern American west (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Henry J. Kaiser : builder in the modern American west

Henry J. Kaiser : builder in the modern American west

Author: Mark S Foster
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012.
Series: American studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback printingView all editions and formats

Drawing on a wealth of archival material never before utilized, Mark Foster paints an evenhanded portrait of a man of driving ambition and integrity, perhaps the ultimate "can-do" capitalist.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foster, Mark S.
Henry J. Kaiser.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1989
Named Person: Henry J Kaiser; Henry J Kaiser; Henry J Kaiser
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Foster
ISBN: 0292742266 9780292742260
OCLC Number: 907940909
Description: xiv, 358 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword by William H. GoetzmannAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Roots2. Launching a Career3. Taming the Wilderness-Roads4. Taming the Wilderness-Dams5. Patriot in Pinstripes-Shipbuilding6. Man of Steel7. Creating an Image8. Planning for a Postwar World9. Debacle in Detroit10. Venturing Abroad11. Cargo Planes and Government Investigations12. Light Metals-Heavy Profits13. Kaiser and the Doctors14. Boss15. Global Development and a Pacific Paradise16. The Sunset YearsConclusionNotesBibliographic NoteIndex
Series Title: American studies series.
Responsibility: Mark S. Foster.


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