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Mr. Kaiser goes to Washington : the rise of a government entrepreneur

Author: Stephen B Adams
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Luther Hartwell Hodges series on business, society, and the state.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Stephen Adams offers Kaiser's story as the first detailed case study of "government entrepreneurship." The quintessential government entrepreneur, Kaiser built an empire in construction, shipbuilding, cement, magnesium, steel, and aluminum - all based on government contracts, government loans, and changes in government regulations. Exploring the symbiotic relationship forged between Roosevelt and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Adams, Stephen B., 1955-
Mr. Kaiser goes to Washington.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96053391
(OCoLC)36133348
Named Person: Henry J Kaiser; Henry J Kaiser; Henry J Kaiser
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen B Adams
ISBN: 0807860026 9780807860021 9780807837887 0807837881
OCLC Number: 44960715
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Luther Hartwell Hodges series on business, society, and the state.
Other Titles: Mister Kaiser goes to Washington
Responsibility: Stephen B. Adams.
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This text offers the story of Henry J. Kaiser - the man credited by the American public with doing more to help President Roosevelt win World War II than any other civilian, and the entrepreneur who  Read more...

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